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Salvatore Licitra, Tenor Dubbed 'Pavarotti's Heir,' Dead at 43

Salvatore Licitra, Tenor Dubbed 'Pavarotti's Heir,' Dead at 43

Salvatore Licitra, a tenor known in his Italian homeland as the "new Pavarotti" for his potent voice and considerable stamina, died Monday at age 43 after spending nine days in a coma following a motorscooter accident in Sicily.