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Italian Balladeer Bocelli Brings New Fans to Opera

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Italian Balladeer Bocelli Brings New Fans to Opera

Italian Balladeer Bocelli Brings New Fans to Opera

Italian Balladeer Bocelli Brings New Fans to Opera

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Andrea Bocelli, the hugely popular Italian tenor, has sold more than 40 million CDs worldwide with his passionate renditions of heart-tugging ballads. Now he's turned his efforts to opera, which he wants to share with his pop fans. But critics say Bocelli doesn't have the range to tackle opera. Tom Vitale reports.

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