The amazing voice we are talking about today – Andrea Bocelli.
Andrea was born in September 1958 and he is an Italian opera tenor. He is also a songwriter, singer, and instrumentalist.
His major life problem is that he was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old and he became completely blind at the age of 12.
Even so, Andrea has recorded 15 studio albums of classical and pop music, selling over 75 million records all over the world.
His best single is Con te Partiro, a song that was considered to be one of the best selling singles of all time.
Another great song by Andrea Bocelli, but written and composed by Consuelo Velazquez is Besame Mucho, Kiss me a lot in English, a song written in 1940.
Besame Mucho was released in 1940, belonging to the bolero music genre.
The song is considered to be one of the most popular songs of the 20th century, as a Latin hymn in the history of music.
Besame Mucho is the most recorded and covered Spanish song of all time. It was also recorded by Charlie Spivak, Dale Evans, Bob Eberly, Andy Russell, and many other famous artists.
The story behind the free Besame Mucho piano sheet music is about a kiss itself. When Consuelo wrote the song, she was so young that she hasn’t been kissed and hasn’t kissed anyone until then, because it was considered to be a sin.
The song title - Besame Mucho, comes like a request for the person hearing it, a request full of love and passion. The song has a strong and powerful message, mainly because a kiss itself is something amazing, full of passion, and irreplaceable.
Having someone kiss you is the most intimate and unique experience in one’s life, as nobody will kiss the same ever.
Each and every person has her own way of kissing and sends a different and unique message through it.
The inspiration came from the piano song Quejas, o la Maja y el Ruisenor, by Enrique Granados, song very loved by Consuelo.
One special cover of the free Besame Mucho piano sheets is the one from The Beatles, in January 1962, and also Placido Domingo, a version that received a Grammy nomination for Best Latin Pop Performance.
Besame Mucho is an amazing piece of art, a song that has been covered, used in media over the years, and will always be, so please do not hesitate to try playing it on your piano and let us know your feedback.