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  • Category: Live theatre
  • Unveiled: 03 Mar 2010
  • Address:
    6998 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 274th
    Monthly Average: 101st
  • Notes: Selected for 2010, 2,401st star

Andrea Bocelli

Next star: Elton Britt
Previous stretch: The Mills Brothers

Biography

Andrea Bocelli performs at Live 8 Paris at the Palais de Versailles (2005).

Source: flickr

Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa boˈtʃɛlli]; born 22 September 1958) is an Italian classical tenor, recording artist and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at the age of 12 following an association football (soccer) accident.

Fact file

  • Born: 22 September 1958 (age 56) Lajatico, Italy
  • Genres: Classical, easy listening, Latin pop, opera, operatic pop, pop, vocal
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, record producer
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, drums
  • Years active: 1992–present
  • Labels: Universal, Philips, PolyGram, Decca, Verve, Sugar
  • Website: www.andreabocelli.com

Read more about Andrea Bocelli at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

David Foster's Humanitarian Work to Be Honored at 2019 Juno Awards
Billboard, 2019-01-10 16:10:00
Canadian producer David Foster, whose long list of credits include hits for Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Josh Groban, Christina Aguilera, Madonna,...

Andrea Bocelli and son Matteo team up in new album
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-12-25 13:48:54
Award-winning classical singer Andrea Bocelli has sold more than 90 million albums worldwide. The renowned tenor and cross-over artist is also known for his collaborations. Gayle King spoke with him about sharing the stage with someone else: his son, Matteo, who appears on his father's new album called "Sì."

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Ariana Grande Doubles Up & Nicki Minaj Makes History
Billboard, 2018-11-10 14:00:07
Andrea Bocelli rules multiple Billboard charts this week, as the legendary classical artist earns his first No. 1 on the...

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