Because I practice often with my children at home. - Andrea Bocelli background

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ABOUT ANDREA BOCELLI

Andrea Bocelli was born in 1958 in the town of Lajatico, Italy. He is a classical tenor and has sold over 80 million records worldwide. He was born with poor eyesight and eventually became permanently blind aged 12 following a football accident.

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Bocelli became permanently blind after suffering a brain hemorrhage whilst playing goalkeeper during a football match. To attempt to save his sight doctors resorted to leeches but ultimately this was unsuccessful and so he lost his sight at just age 12.

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