Third Pavarotti will discovered

Opera legend Luciano Pavarotti has shocked his family from beyond the grave - a third, handwritten will has been discovered, giving his three eldest daughters control over the majority of about R3500million estate.

Opera legend Luciano Pavarotti has shocked his family from beyond the grave - a third, handwritten will has been discovered, giving his three eldest daughters control over the majority of about R3500million estate.

Daughters Lorenza, Cristina and Giuliana, from the Italian tenor's first marriage to Adua Veroni, were surprised to find their father had left two wills last month - but they have been further stunned by the news of another document detailing the division of his vast personal fortune.

The handwritten note is believed to have been prepared six months before the other two legal documents which were dictated to lawyers in the US earlier this year.

Later wills split Pavarotti's millions between his widow Nicoletta Mantovani, 37, who received 50percent, and his three daughters, who split 25percent. It also covered his US assets - including three New York apartments, bank accounts, paintings and furniture . - Wenn

X