Modern recording technology ensures that the spell-binding heroic expressiveness of great tenors can work its magic anywhere. Historic voices are for all time. (...) Nature equipped [Pavorotti] with one of the most individual, unmistakable and beautiful voices there has been. In his 50s, thanks to records and the increasing refinement of public address systems in the enormous, sometimes open-air concert venues where he performed, he became probably the richest opera singer in the history of music. 
Luciano Pavorotti (died 2007 is one of the greatest tenors who ever lived, with a superb vocal range, and was a famous opera singer from Italy while alive.