Caruso



Enrico
[en-ree-koh;; Italian en-ree-kaw] /ɛnˈri koʊ;; Italian ɛnˈri kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1873–1921, Italian operatic tenor.
Contemporary Examples

And not just an obit, but a sidebar under the hed “Caruso Kept Hoping He Would Return.”
A1-Worthy Musical Deaths Michael Tomasky May 17, 2012

I’m not sure many people would say Summer was Caruso, but okay.
A1-Worthy Musical Deaths Michael Tomasky May 17, 2012

Historical Examples

I might have been Caruso to judge from the racket they made.
Over the Seas for Uncle Sam Elaine Sterne

Cleigh, senior, stood before the phonograph listening to Caruso.
The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath

His regularity finally attracted the attention of the manager, and he made inquiry of Caruso.
Caruso and Tetrazzini on the Art of Singing Enrico Caruso and Luisa Tetrazzini

There will not be another Caruso for two or three hundred years; perhaps not then.
Nights in London Thomas Burke

So now, when I have told you what it did to me, you will know that voice was like no voice I ever heard, except Caruso’s.
Everyman’s Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

Caruso speaks to us of the little things we know, but he speaks with a lyric ecstasy.
Nights in London Thomas Burke

As for his voice, it can at times be more musical than Melba’s or Caruso’s.
The Joyful Heart Robert Haven Schauffler

“Dam’ shame,” said Caruso, the barber, who always championed underdogs.
The Invaders Benjamin Ferris

noun
Enrico (enˈriːko). 1873–1921, an outstanding Italian operatic tenor; one of the first to make gramophone records

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