Thursday, September 06, 2007

I woke up this morning...

...and Pavarotti was dead.

Back in the day, when I loathed opera, when I associated opera with Saturday house-cleaning, when I didn't know how to listen to music, I knew Pavarotti. He was the emblem of opera. Word-association: opera = Pavarotti.

An icon.

And now, he's gone. May he rest in peace. I hope he is singing with Beverly, Jerry, and Regine. What a year.

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