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Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli was born on September 22, 1958 in Lajatico, a province of Pisa in Italy. Born with glaucoma cong nito, very low vision at the age of twelve suffered an accident playing football, losing completely the sense. He grew up on the farm who had his family in Tuscany, where they have a small vineyard from which her father produced "Chanti Bocelli. Very passionate about everything he had to do with the art, Andrea studied piano, flute and SAX, and after studying law at the University of Pisa, coming to obtain the title of doctor. For a year he was defender of the Court and after contacted the tenor Franco Corelli to become his pupil. The young apprentice spent some time singing in bars and nightclubs to pay for their classes and met Enrica, a beautiful woman who fell in love with. Later the couple decided to marry, and they were parents of Amos and Matteo. In 1992 Zucchero rock star, carries out auditions with tenors to perform tape demo of the song that was composed by Bono from U2 entitled Miserere. I wanted to have this great tenor Pavarotti accompany you to the duo, but in the end, Andrea was elected. When Pavarotti heard the tape it was impressed and also recorded the theme with rocker Italian, achieving a tremendous success. Subsequently Zucchero began his tour all over Europe and invited Andrea to sing the theme. It had also a participation in the concert ben fico annual gala of Pavarotti, which unites with the popular classical music, could sing a Duet with Pavarotti and other stars of the music such as Bryan Adams. In 1993 he could sign a contract with the record label Insieme/Sugar, renowned for representing famous artists of Italy. Some time later participates in the Festival of San Remo from where also emerged victorious. Years after became one of his most important dreams reality, the protagonist of La Boheme by Puccini, in Cagliari, Italy. A few months more tardepublicoo his "Aria" album, with themes of opera and Andrea received a nomination for the Grammy Awards. It would be his new work he titled "Sogno", with the same success that had earlier in March 1999 when comes to light. This production features 3 songs in Spanish and had the support of important composers such as Ennio Morricone, and they accompanied him also n Eros Ramazzotti, Celine Dion and Dulce Pontes. In the new millennium, Bocelli received 2 nominations for Grammy Awards and made the tour "World Tour 2000". His new album "Feeling" is recorded at 220 and for 2006 "Amore" is put on sale. Andrea Bocelli has come to sell more than 70 million records worldwide, became staying in one of the most renowned tenors of the planet. His marriage with Enrica ended in 2002 and after begins a new relationship with Veronica Beri.


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Born:
Sep 22, 1958 In Lajatico, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Series My Christmas Special 2017
Known For
Poster of My Christmas Special
Poster of American Idol
Poster of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Poster of Today
Filmography
Series My Christmas Special Unknown 2017
Movie Andrea Bocelli: Cinema Himself 2015-09-18
Movie Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino Himself 2013-02-14
Movie The Zen of Bennett Himself 2012-11-02
Movie Tony Bennett - Duets II - The Great Performances 2012-03-06
Series Skavlan Guest 2009-01-16
Movie Andrea Bocelli: Vivere Live in Tuscany 2009-06-02
Movie The Tribute to Pavarotti One Amazing Weekend in Petra Himself 2009-02-24
Movie Hit Man: David Foster & Friends Singer 2008-11-11
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series The 2006 Winter Olympics Unknown 2006-02-10
Movie Andrea Bocelli... Amor Himself 2006-01-01
Movie Andrea Bocelli - Under the Desert Sky Andrea Bocelli 2006-11-06
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Strictly Come Dancing Unknown 2004-05-15
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Unknown 2003-12-03
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie American Dream - Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert Performer 2001-07-05
Movie Sarah Brightman in Concert Himself 1998-02-01
Movie Andrea Bocelli - Une nuit en Toscane Himself 1998-07-11
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Christmas in Washington Unknown 1982-12-15
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14