Marco Borsato (born on December 21, 1966 in Alkmaar), the Netherlands, is one of the most famous Dutch singers. Marco Borsato previously performed in Italian, but wasn't recognized by the mainstream public until he switched to Dutch.
Marco was born in the Wilhelmina Hospital in Alkmaar as the son of Roberto Borsato and Mary de Graaf. The family moved to Italy, where the father started up a restaurant in Garda. Marco spent a significant amount of time in Italy and speaks fluent Italian. The family is composed of another son Armando, and a daughter Sylvana.
Marco debuted as a singer after he won the Dutch Soundmixshow program on April 7, 1990 with his rehearsal of the song At This Moment by Billy Vera.
Marco Borsato is an ambassador of the Dutch NGO War Child, which helps children in (post)conflict areas to cope with their war experiences.
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