Is Andrea Bocelli married, is he touring in 2020 and what are his most famous songs?

ANDREA Bocelli brought 3.4million viewers to tears on Easter Sunday with his "mesmerising" performance at the empty Duomo cathedral in Milan.

The legendary opera singer performed his Music for Hope concert, which sent a message of "love, healing and hope" to the world during the coronavirus crisis. Here is more about him…

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Who is Andrea Bocelli? What is his background?

Andrea, 61, was born September 22, 1958, and is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Celine Dion once said that "if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli".

He has recorded 15 solo studio albums of both pop and classical music, three greatest hits albums, and nine complete operas, selling over 90 million records worldwide.

Andrea has had success as a crossover performer, bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts.

Is Andrea Bocelli's touring in 2020?


The world famous tenor will be on tour in 2020.

And the great news is that he'll be performing in the UK and Ireland.

Andrea will take to London's famous O2 Arena on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17.

He'll then be heading to Dublin to perform at the 3Arena on Wednesday, October 21.

For more information on how to get your hands on tickets, head here.

How did Andrea Bocelli go blind?

Andrea was born with poor eyesight and was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma.

Andrea lost his sight for good at the age of 12, following a football accident.

He was hit in the eye playing goalkeeper during a match and suffered a brain haemorrhage.

Doctors resorted to leeches in a last-ditch effort to save his sight, but they were unsuccessful and he remained blind.

What are Andrea Bocelli's most famous songs?

Andrea has a whole catalogue of songs to his name.

The following are the ones he is most famous for:

  • Time to say goodbye (Con te partiró)
  • Perfect Symphony ft Ed Sheeran
  • The Prayer
  • Somos novios
  • E piu ti penso
  • Vivo per lei
  • Canto della terra
  • Because We Believe
  • A mio Padre
  • Amo Soltanto te
  • Cantico
  • Il diavolo e l'angelo

Is Andrea Bocelli married?

Andrea married Veronica Berti on March 21, 2014 in Livorno, Italy.

The couple share a daughter who was born on March 21, 2012.

Prior to this he was married to first wife Enrica Cenzatti from 1992 until 2002.

They share two sons together – Amos and Matteo.

What songs did Andrea perform at Princess Eugenie's wedding and did he work with Ed Sheeran?

Andrea Bocelli performed Ave Maria with an orchestra conducted by Carlo Bernini followed by a performance of Panis Angelicas in 2018.

He first teamed up with Ed Sheeran in 2017 for Perfect Symphony; Ed also features on his album Si.

They have collaborated on the track Amo Soltanto Te written by Ed with lyrics by Tiziano Ferro.

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