Awards and Recognitions

A selection among more than 500 prizes

Awards and recognitions (1965) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

"Princess Carlotta" Award

The first recognition gained by Pavarotti in 1965: the "Princess Carlotta" award

Awards and recognitions (1990) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Grammy Award

Luciano Pavarotti gained five Grammy Awards. Here is the one he got in 1990 together with fellow tenors Josè Carreras and Plàcido Domingo

Awards and recognitions (2001) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

The Kennedy Center Honors Award

The Kennedy Center Honors provide recognition to living individuals who throughout their lifetimes have made significant contributions to American culture through the performing arts.   Luciano Pavarotti was awarded in 2001

Awards and recognitions (2015) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Emmy Awards

Pavarotti gained two Emmys for:
Outstanding classical program in the Performing Arts -
for La Bohème, in 1983;
Outstanding individual achievement - Classical music
for the Duke of Mantua, Rigoletto Great Performance, 1985

Awards and recognitions (1998) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

U.N. Messenger of Peace

Luciano Pavarotti was appointed "United Nations Messenger of Peace" by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 1998

Awards and recognitions (2001) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

World Social Award

Pavarotti received from former Russia President Mikhail Gorbachev the 2001 "World Social Award"

Awards and recognitions (2015) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Parade

Pavarotti was the Grand Marshal at the Columbus Day Parade on October 12, 1980. He decided to lead the parade riding an horse and wearing a cloak with stripes, stars and the colours of the US flag

Awards and recognitions (2015) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Honorary Degree

Maestro Pavarotti received honorary degrees from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts and the Universities of Pittsburgh, Oklahoma City, Parma, Urbino and San Martin Lima

Awards and recognitions (1979) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Awards and recognitions (1998) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

MusiCares Man of the Year

Pavarotti was named MusiCares Person of the Year in 1998. MusiCares provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people

Awards and recognitions (2001) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

The Nansen Refugee Award

The Nansen Award Committee awarded Maestro Pavarotti in 2001 for his work on behalf of refugees and victims of conflict. The Nansen Refugee Award is given annually to individuals or organizations that have distinguished themselves in work on behalf of refugees

Awards and recognitions (1976) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Handprint

Luciano Pavarotti left his handprint in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1976

Awards and recognitions (2015) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

The Grammy Living Legend Award

This Special Merit Award is presented by the Recording Academy to individuals or groups for ongoing contributions and influence in the recording field. Pavarotti was the recipient of the Living Legend Award in 1998

Awards and recognitions (2015) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit

Pavarotti received the highest civil honor conferred by the Italian Republic

Awards and recognitions (1990) by Luciano Pavarotti FoundationCasa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

Classical Artist of the Decade 1980-1989

Billboard closed a decade full of successes by bestowing this award on Pavarotti at the beginning of 1990

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