This site is currently under construction. Some items still need to be uploaded and some items are still missing and need to be found. See the Caruso kronenboden collection grow!!


This is an ongoing artistic research project by Karen Stuke on Enrico Caruso’s life and the history of his time until contemporary


the festival ›››

the Caruso kronenboden collection is consisting of the following items:

vintage photographs ›››

photographs from various photographers like
Aimé Dupon and Herman Mishkin






contemporary photography ›››






78rpm records ›››
99 shellac records from 1904 till 1920




postal stamps ›››

stamps from Italy, Monaco, Niger
Bulgaria, Nicaragua, Germany…


collective stamps ›››





adverts ›››

the festival at kronenboden Berlin was named after an advertisement for RCA Victor Bi-Acoustic Tone in 1932







books ›››
in Italian, English, German Estonian, French…





musical notes ›››

films ›››

films about Enrico Caruso,
where he’s playing a role,
or where he’s mentioned
from 1918 till 2014




the other Carusos ›››

several other singers were either
named after Caruso to honor them
or for marketing purposes




recordings titled Caruso ›››

songs about Caruso ›››

other collectible items ›››
Now we know how he smelled.





quotes and recipes ›››
various recipes named after Enrico Caruso
recipes he maybe invented
recipes why he will come back to Napoli

in german, English and Italian



the festival bag ›››








the performances ›››







the star ›››










the costume ›››






the gramophones







Caruso sings again
at Gropius Bau Berlin ›››






Karen with Federico and Enrico Caruso Jr.IV
Ristorante Museo Caruso, Sorrnto, 2019