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Born: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, Italy
Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival with the highest marks recorded in the newcomers’ section.