Andrea Bocelli

Italian vocalist Andrea Bocelli recorded 13 albums of operatic arias and pop songs that generated some 75 million record sales worldwide, making him the top-selling classical artist in recorded history. He rose from ... Read more »
Born: 09/22/1958 in Lajatico, Tuscany, IT

Filmography

Actor (32)

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

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Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 (Tv Show)

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 (Tv Show)

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Dancing With the Stars 2011, 2013 (Tv Show)

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The Zen of Bennett 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Tony Bennett: Duets II 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

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Christmas in Washington 2010 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

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2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

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The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Puppet Performer

The Jay Leno Show 2009 (Tv Show)

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The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

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Concert for Diana 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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The Apprentice 2007 (Tv Show)

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American Idol 2006 (Tv Show)

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The 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

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Andrea Bocelli: Tuscan Skies 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The 2002 World Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The Best of Sarah Brightman 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2001 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Christmas Glory, 2000 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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ABC 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Andrea Bocelli: Sacred Arias 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Celine Dion: These Are Special Times 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The 41st Annual Grammy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The 71st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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The Nobel Peace Concert 1998 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Andrea Bocelli: Romanza in Concert 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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The 1998 World Music Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Music (9)

Ruby Sparks 2012 (Movie)

("Rigoletto: La Donna È Mobile (Act III)") (Song)

Disney's A Christmas Carol 2009 (Movie)

("God Bless Us Everyone") (Song Performer)

Christmas in Washington 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Performer

Wanted 2008 (Movie)

("Con Te Partiro") (Song Performer)

Blades of Glory 2007 (Movie)

("Con Te Partiro") (Song Performer)

Vajont 2001 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Andrea Bocelli: Romanza in Concert 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Quest for Camelot 1998 (Movie)

("The Prayer") (Song Performer)

Ronin 1998 (Movie)

("Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)") (Song Performer)

Biography

Italian vocalist Andrea Bocelli recorded 13 albums of operatic arias and pop songs that generated some 75 million record sales worldwide, making him the top-selling classical artist in recorded history. He rose from humble beginnings, which included total blindness at age 12, to win over such established talents in his home country as Zucchero and Luciano Pavarotti with his warm, powerful tenor voice. By the 1990s, he was an international favorite, scoring two of the biggest-selling singles in pop history with "Time to Say Goodbye," a duet with Sarah Brightman, and "The Prayer," which teamed Bocelli with Celine Dion. Though hardline classical critics frequently dismissed his talent as untrained, he remained enormously popular with worldwide audiences, which in turn helped to bring countless esteemed classical works back from the dust of antiquity, a service rarely accomplished by even the most highly regarded classical performers of previous decades. Bocelli seemed untouched by the rebuke from aspects of the classical music community, preferring instead to use his vast worldwide star power in service to both the music and to countless charitable organizations across the globe. In doing so, he remained not only one of the most successful artists in the world, but a major force for charitable works.

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Romanza" and "Sogno"

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