Operatic tenor who became blind at age 12 and who received the Newcomers Sanremo Music Festival in 1994. He was raised on a plantation selling tools and making wines. He started to play piano when he was six years of age. His duet with Celine Dion for the cartoon film The Search for Camelot earned them both a Golden World. He wedded Enrica Cenzatti Bocelli on June 27, 1992 plus they got two children collectively, Amos and Matteo, before separating in 2002. Then got a daughter called Virginia with Veronica Berti, whom he wedded in 2014. Bocelli and Ray Charles both overcame early years as a child blindness to be celebrated singers.