Opera legend Luciano Pavarotti has married former-secretary NICOLETTA
MANTOVANI in a private ceremony on Saturday (13DEC03) - which was "hosted" by
their baby daughter.
The NESSUN DORMA singer tied the knot in a ceremony in northern Italy
which was attended by names including U2 frontman Bono, Italian singer Zucchero
and Spanish tenor JOSE CARRERAS. Pavarotti's tenor pal Andrea Bocelli performed
during the touching ceremony
The couple's 11-month-old daughter ALICE "sent" invitations which read,
"Alice joyfully invites you to the wedding of daddy Luciano and mummy
After the ceremony the newly-weds headed to a vast marquee in a park in
Modena, Italy where they were joined by hundreds of guests for the
Luciano met Nicoletta when she worked for him as a secretary, and despite
her being half his age he left his wife of 37 years, ADUA VERONI - with whom
he has three children, for the younger woman.