Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli
Background information
Born (1958-09-22) 22 September 1958 (age 61)
Tuscany, Italy
GenresClassical music, opera, pop
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsVocals, keyboards, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, harp, harmonica, guitar, drums
Years active1992–present
WebsiteAndrea Bocelli
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Andrea Bocelli (born 22 September 1958) is an Italian tenor and crossover artist. He was blinded by a Football accident at the age of 12, and later graduated from law school, before beginning a career as a singer.

Since 1994, he has recorded both pop and Classical albums, and has sold over 85 million copies worldwide.[1] He is generally considered as both the most popular Italian and Classical singer in the world, today.

On March 2, 2010, he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[2]


  1. "SuBo duet with AnBo". The Sun. 2010-01-30.
  2. Andrea Bocelli to Be Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, Feb 8, 1010.article.