Andrea Bocelli's early career
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Andrea Bocelli: Everything you need to know including his songs, wife and net worth
5. Andrea Bocelli's early career
Despite the setback with his sight, the young Andrea showed huge potential as a singer, winning his first competition aged just 14 with a rendition of 'O Sole Mio'. However, it didn't seem that music was quite the right career choice for Bocelli - he went to the University of Pisa to study law, but kept singing in bars for extra money.