Anrea Bocelli (born 22 September 1958) is an Italian operatic poptenor and a classical crossover singer who has also performed in operas. To date, he has recorded six complete operas (La bohème, Il trovatore, Werther, Pagliacci, Cavalleria rusticana and Tosca) in addition to various classical and pop albums. He has sold 60 million albums worldwide thus far. Born with congenital glaucoma, Bocelli became totally blind at the age of twelve, after a football accident.