Nicoletta Mantovani, widow of the great tenor, says her late husband would have felt sympathy for his longterm rival in his present plight. ‘He would have considered such accusations painful,’ she said, praising Domingo for his support for her in her widowed years.
‘Nicoletta Mantovani, widow of Pavarotti: “Placido Domingo has always been for us, has a great soul”
‘I know Placido perfectly,’ she said. ‘We have spent a lot of time together from the time of the Three Tenors and in all these years I have not detected any attitude of the kind of which he is accused. I do not know all aspects of his life. But I can say that he is a wonderful person.’