Who is the famous blind Italian singer?

Who is the famous blind Italian singer?

Andrea Bocelli, (born September 22, 1958, Lajatico, near Pisa, Italy), Italian tenor noted for his unique blend of opera and pop music. From a young age Bocelli was afflicted with congenital glaucoma. He began taking piano lessons at age six and later played flute and saxophone.

What happened to Andre Bocelli’s eyesight?

“He was born with glaucoma in one eye. He was in hospital most of his early childhood until they managed to save about 10% of the sight in one eye. He was categorised as blind, but with a limited amount of sight,” he said.

What language does Virginia Bocelli speak?

Virginia is more fluent in English than in Italian, to the point that she thinks in English in her little head. When she was younger, I would try to speak English with her in front of other people, while we were abroad.

What are the names of blind singers?

Stevie Wonder. Ray Charles. Andrea Bocelli. José Feliciano. Clarence Carter. Ginny Owens. Ronnie Lee Milsap. Blind Lemon Jefferson.

What famous person went blind?

Famous Blind and Sight Impaired People Ella Fitzgerald – (1917 – 1996) – jazz singer – went blind as a result of diabetes in her old age. Enrico Dandolo – (died 1205) – doge of Venice – blind from trauma. Francisco Goya – (1746 – 1828) – painter – became blind and deaf in late life – painted blind(ed) subjects.

Is Johnny Depp actually blind in one eye?

When Johnny Depp first swashbuckled across the screen as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” he had a secret – he’s blind in one eye and near-sighted in the other. It wasn’t until a 2013 interview in Rolling Stone magazine that he revealed his visual impairment. “I’ve never had proper vision,” he said.