The family of James Brown has finally reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer’s estate, according to their lawyer, who confirmed to The Associated Press that the agreement was reached July 9. Details of the settlement were not disclosed. Legal wrangling over the Godfather of Soul’s estate has been ongoing since his death at the age of 73 on Christmas Day 2006.
Luciano Pavarotti was an Italian operatic tenor who during the late part of his career crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most acclaimed and loved tenors of all time. Luciano Pavarotti left half his estate to his second wife and a half to his four daughters, including three from his first marriage, an attorney said today. In the final months of his yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer, Pavarotti made two wills, said attorney Giorgio Bernini, who represents the singer's second wife.
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