I may not have been a huge fan of his work, but i have heard them and they sound really good. His sultry voice is always mesmerizing. Don't even bother 'bout understanding what he's singing about. Just listen. And maybe, you'll end up with a steady flow of tears running down your cheeks.
Pavarotti prides himself of being Italian. A very distinguished gentleman i must say. Those who know him well describe him as being a gentle giant. A man full of humour, humbleness and sincerity. Even his smile brings warmth.