Andrea Bocelli

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Lajatico, Italy
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/22/1958, Virgo
  • Profession: Singer
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Andrea Bocelli Fast Facts:
  • Lost his sight at age 12 as the result of a head injury suffered during a soccer game.
  • After graduating from law school, he was a defense attorney for a brief period.
  • Got his big break in 1992 when Pavarotti heard a demo for "Miserere," which led to a tour with the Italian rock star Zucchero.
  • Sang for Pope John Paul II on four occasions.
  • In 2006, was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
  • His 2009 My Christmas CD, which featured such standards as "White Christmas" and "Jingle Bells," hit No. 2 on the Billboard chart.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
  • Andrea Bocelli Relationships:
  • Alberto Bocelli - Brother
  • Allesandro Bocelli - Father
  • Enrica Cenzatti - Ex-wife
  • Amos Bocelli - Son
  • Edi Bocelli - Mother
  • Matteo Bocelli - Son
  • Veronica Berti - Wife
  • Virginia - Daughter
  • Andrea Bocelli Awards:
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Classical Music-Dance Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy (Doctor of Law, 1986)

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