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As one of the greatest Tenors of all time, the deliverer of Opera to the masses, Luciano Pavarotti was, by all rights, a complicated man. He was a titan that was as flawed as he was gifted, but Ron Howard's latest music documentary Pavarotti, which tracks Pavarotti's life from birth to global stardom, is a tender, affectionate look at a man who was, almost impossibly so, larger than life. Pavarotti changed the world while changing the world of music, but, as the archival footage and interviews from the film reveal, he was also simply a man, one who loved life, food, family, music, his fame, and had a deep understanding of the impermanence of it all. Below, five things we learned from watching Pavarotti. 

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