Obituary of Enrico Caruso

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Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso (born February 25, 1873 in Naples, Italy) was a stage actor and musician who was best known for being one of the most admired Italian operatic tenor of the early 20th century and being one of the first musicians to document his voice on recordings. Enrico died on August 2, 1921 and his death was because of peritonitis due to subphrenic abscess. He died young at age 48.

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Enrico Caruso Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Caruso, Enrico
    • Common Name: Enrico Caruso
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Napes, Italy
    • Birth Date: February 25, 1873
    • Age: 48 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Rico
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1895-1920
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: Italian
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Purple (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Enrico's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Errico Caruso
    • Father: Marcellino Caruso (1840-1908
    • Mother: Anna Caruso (1838-1888)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ada Giachetti (partnered 1898-1908)
      • Dorothy Park Benjamin (married 1918-1921, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Rodolfo Caruso (1898-1951)
      • Enrico Caruso Jr. (1904-1984)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Gloria Caruso (1919-1999)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 02 1921 at age 48
  • Place: Napes, Italy
  • Cause of Death: Sepsis (peritonitis due to subphrenic abscess)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held at the Church San Francisco de Paulo in Naples on August 4, 1921
  • Interment: Buried in a glass sarcophagus at Del Pianto Cemetery in Naples, Italy

Category Tags:

Stage ActorMusician Italian Born on February 25th Born in 1873 Died in 1921Died at age 48Died from Sepsis

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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