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Enrico Caruso: San Francisco and Giant Earthquake

enrico caruso: They were just short-sighted, according to Toronto Star. You may remember that one of the people who ran out into the street in his bathrobe when that giant earthquake hit San Francisco in 1906 was none other than Enrico Caruso, widely regarded as the greatest tenor in the world. And they weren't entirely wrong. And before going on to an international career as one of the world's greatest violinists, Yehudi Menuhin made the city of the Golden Gate his musical home. And if anything that culture is thriving as never before. Yes, San Francisco happens to be one of a number of places across the continent in which a musical culture has thrived beyond the precincts of Manhattan. ( As reported in the news.