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Enrico Caruso, famous Italian tenor, with a group of people. Caruso is the one in the back (highest in the photo).

Caruso was the most famous operatic tenor in the world until his death at 48 in 1921. He performed 863 times at the Met in New York and made 290 recordings between 1902 and 1920.

He was in San Francisco during the 1906 quake.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service
in USA


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