About this star

  • Category: Live theatre
  • Unveiled: 03 Mar 2010
  • Address:
    6998 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 310th
    Monthly Average: 257th
  • Notes: Selected for 2010, 2,401st star

Andrea Bocelli

Next star: Elton Britt
Previous stretch: The Mills Brothers


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

Variety, 2020-01-02 20:08:10
Gary Catona isn’t your garden-variety vocal coach. The man who helped Renée Zellweger channel Judy Garland’s singing style calls himself a “voice builder,” adopting tenor Enrico Caruso’s model of strengthening the muscles that surround the vocal cords. The Philadelphia native’s clients have included Whitney Houston, Andrea Bocelli, Brian Wilson, Steven ...

Variety, 2019-12-20 05:04:47
The inaugural Variety International Achievement in Music Award was presented to Andrea Bocelli onstage at Madison Square Garden Wednesday evening by Variety‘s EVP of content and executive editor, Steven Gaydos. Boceilli’s wife Veronica Berti and their young daughter, Virginia, joined Bocelli and Gaydos for the award ceremony onstage at the ...

The Andrea Bocelli Foundation
Variety, 2019-12-17 22:58:17
“If Only,” the song Andrea Bocelli recorded with Dua Lipa for his 2018 album “Si,” sat untouched in Filippo Sugar’s drawer for eight years. Sugar, whose family-owned Sugar Records has a deal with Universal Music Group via Decca U.K. to handle Bocelli’s recordings, was sure the song would work for ...

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