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Enrico Caruso

Enrico CarusoAKA Errico Caruso

Born: 25-Feb-1873 [1]
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 2-Aug-1921
Location of death: Naples, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Del Panto Cemetery, Naples, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Operatic tenor nonpareil

Military service: Italian Army

Present during the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906.

Convicted in 1906 of pinching Mrs. Hannah Graham's buttocks inside the Monkey House of New York's Central Park Zoo.

[1] Some sources incorrectly give 27 February 1873.

Father: Marcellino Caruso (mechanic, d. 1908)
Mother: Anna Baldini (d. 1888)
Girlfriend: Ada Giachetti (soprano, extramarital affair 1897-1908, two sons)
Son: Rodolfo Caruso (b. 1898)
Son: Enrico Caruso, Jr. (b. 7-Sep-1904, d. 9-Apr-1987)
Girlfriend: Rina Giachetti
Girlfriend: Elisa Ganelli
Wife: Dorothy Park Benjamin (m. 20-Aug-1918, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Gloria Caruso Murray (b. 18-Dec-1919)

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6625 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)
    Indecent Acts New York City (16-Nov-1906)
    Nervous Breakdown (1914)
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Tonsillitis

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2250 (22 cents, issued 22-Feb-1987)

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