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Andrea Bocelli

1958 - Today

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Andrea Bocelli (Italian: [anˈdreːa boˈtʃɛl:i]; born 22 September 1958) is an Italian tenor and multi-instrumentalist. He was born visually impaired, with congenital glaucoma, and at the age of 12, Bocelli became completely blind, following a brain hemorrhage resulting from a football accident. After performing evenings in piano bars and competing in local singing contests, Bocelli signed his first recording contract with the Sugar Music label. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Bocelli has received more than 13,589,352 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Andrea Bocelli is the 40th most popular singer (down from 37th in 2019), the 363rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 337th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Singer.

Andrea Bocelli is most famous for his singing. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide and is one of the best-selling artists of all time.

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  • 14M

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  • 70.27

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  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Andrea Bocelli ranks 40 out of 3,528Before him are James Brown, Jacques Brel, Patti Smith, Plácido Domingo, Nico, and Amanda Lear. After him are Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Dassin, Mireille Mathieu, Nina Simone, Toto Cutugno, and Albano Carrisi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Andrea Bocelli ranks 6Before him are Michael Jackson, Madonna, Ursula von der Leyen, Olaf Scholz, and Alec Baldwin. After him are Neil deGrasse Tyson, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Tim Burton, Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, and Sharon Stone.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Bocelli ranks 363 out of 4,668Before him are Vitus (290), Pope Agatho (574), Yves Montand (1921), Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Antonio Canova (1757), and Mario Draghi (1947). After him are Eugenio Montale (1896), Pope Gregory VI (1000), Primo Levi (1919), Pope Innocent IV (1195), Simone Martini (1284), and Renzo Piano (1937).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Andrea Bocelli ranks 5Before him are Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Adriano Celentano (1938), Enrico Caruso (1873), and Farinelli (1705). After him are Toto Cutugno (1943), Albano Carrisi (1943), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Domenico Modugno (1928), and Mina (1940).

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