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Andrea Bocelli
Background information
Born 22 September 1958 (1958-09-22) (age 61)
Tuscany, Italy
Genres Classical music, opera, pop
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, harp, harmonica, guitar, drums
Years active 1992–present
Labels Universal

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. 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.

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