Luciano Pavarotti’s fame only increased after the advent of The Three Tenors, pictured here at the 1998 World Cup in France. (From left, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo.)

Luciano Pavarotti's fame only increased after the advent of The Three Tenors, pictured here at the 1998 World Cup in France. (From left, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo.)

Luciano Pavarotti’s fame only increased after the advent of The Three Tenors, pictured here at the 1998 World Cup in France. (From left, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo.)

Luciano Pavarotti’s fame only increased after the advent of The Three Tenors, pictured here at the 1998 World Cup in France. (From left, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domin