Caruso ‘used chamomile’ to combat stage fright

A stash of private letters coming up for sale at Christie’s suggests that the greatest tenor of his age was paralysed at times by performance anxiety.

Sensibly, he used herbal remedies.

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  • The way the photo is cropped on the home page suggests that Caruso’s “stage fright” had nothing to do with singing.

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