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Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

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    • September 22nd, 1958
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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