SIGNED PORTRAIT MAESTRO ANDREA BOCELLI

Contributed by Deborah Roberts

SIGNED PORTRAIT MAESTRO ANDREA BOCELLI

I PAINTED THIS PORTRAIT IN 2009 AND ANDREA BOCELLI SIGNED IT WHEN HE CAME TO BIRMINGHAM IN 2009.

Born on 22nd September, 1958, Maestro Andrea Bocelli is now the biggest selling artist in the world of classical music. Since winning the newcomers section at the Sanremo Music Festival in 1994 he has sold over 70 million singles and albums and has millions of fans worldwide. He was endorsed by Maestro Luciano Pavarotti and Celine Dion once quoted "If God had a singing voice, he would sound like Andrea Bocelli".

Andrea Bocelli has brought beautiful classical and contemporary music to the world. In 1998 he was named one of Peoples magazine's 50 most beautiful people and on 2nd March 2010 he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood walk of fame for his contribution to live theatre.

I consider my piece of artwork to be a visual record of today's popular culture and is a tribute to one of the greatest singers of our times.
It tells a story of the role opera music has played over the past 500
years in many european countries and how it's significance has grown
and crossed-over to reach to a mainsteam audience. Mr Bocelli
has not only affected a national but international community.

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Location

Aldridge, Walsall,

Culture
Period

2009

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30cm
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30cm
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