Does this image look at least vaguely expressionist to you? Would an association with “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” seem at least plausible?
Well, Enrico Caruso was the most famous tenor of that time, “Caruso” is the biggest hit Lucio Dalla ever wrote, and a duet between Dalla and Luciano Pavarotti, one of the most famous tenors of our time, is my Song of the Day. See them on YouTube. Now you know the weird ways of my thoughts 🙂