With the sensation of Paul Potts hitting the opera scene via “Got Talent” in Britain, it made me think about my all-time favorite tenor, Andrea Bocelli. Most already know that he’s an Italian and blind. My favorite song, as many probably claim, is “Con te partiro”.
His voice somehow touches the soul and is able to give breath of peace and life into me. This whole reminder came about because of this British ex-cell phone seller (who evidently did study a bit of opera) gave it a shot.
My wife also was very moved by Paul’s story. You can just search his name on Youtube and will see a whole bunch. Here’s one for you to sample … his “debut” on the show and how everyone of even the slightest heart was sold on him.
Without further adue…