When Huell Howser Met Luciano Pavarotti

Opera is not necessarily easy entertainment for most Americans. However, famed tenor Luciano Pavarotti did much in his lifetime to help us T-shirt-wearing, sitcom-watching types not only understand the art form but also get excited about it. It's fitting, then, that he once sat down for an interview with Huell Howser, who also tried his hardest to get people to stop and appreciate something they may have overlooked before.

This 1981 interview for the Cable News Network features Huell in his New York days and proves that Anderson Cooper was not the only CNN anchor to look dapper behind the news desk.

Read previous posts about Huell's long-ago meetings with Dolly Parton, George Burns, and Zelda Rubinstein, and see more on his official YouTube page.

If you haven't yet, take a moment to sign Huell's memorial page.


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