ROME Luciano Pavarotti's widow and the tenor's
three daughters from his first marriage have reached a deal
over his inheritance following his death last year.
Pavarotti's manager Terri Robson told Reuters the agreement
had been reached "in a very civilized and friendly manner,"
without giving further details.
Pavarotti's fortune has been estimated at up to 300 million
euros ($474.2 million), including $15 million in U.S. assets.
The opera star died last September of pancreatic cancer, at
Since then Italian media has been awash with reports of a
battle over his estate between Nicoletta Mantovani, Pavarotti's
second wife who is 34 years his junior, and his three daughters
from his first marriage.
Mantovani, who last October made a rare TV appearance to
deny the row, has a five-year old daughter by Pavarotti.
(Reporting by Silvia Aloisi; editing by Keith Weir)