After the ten-year-olds first voice lesson, his teacher was adamant: “You cant sing. You havent any voice at all. Your voice sounds like the wind in the shutters.”
Despite this discouragement, the boys mother heard greatness in his voice and believed in him. She told him, “My boy, I am going to make every sacrifice to pay for your voice lessons.” The hard work paid off: Enrico Caruso became one of the worlds greatest performers.