September 22, 1958 (64)
Andrea Bocelli OMRI OMDSM is an Italian operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. He was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old, and became completely blind at age 12, following a soccer accident. After performing evenings in piano bars and competing in local singing contests, Bocelli signed his first recording contract with the Sugar Music label. He rose to fame in 1994, winning 44th Sanremo Music Festival performing “Il mare calmo della sera”.