Mark Vincent

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Mark Vincent
Born (1993-09-04) 4 September 1993 (age 23)
Caringbah, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Operatic pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2009–present
Website markvincent.com.au

Mark Vincent (born 4 September 1993 in Caringbah, New South Wales) is an Australian tenor. Vincent won the third season of Australia's Got Talent in 2009 and signed with Sony Music Australia immediately after. As of 2017, Vincent has released seven studio albums and one best of. Vincent is managed by Ralph Carr Management.[1]

History[edit]

In February 2009, Vincent appeared on the third season of Australia's Got Talent singing "Nessun Dorma". On 22 April 2009, Vincent was declare the winner and immediately signed with Sony Music Australia. Vincent released his debut studio album, My Dream – Mio Visione in July 2009. The album peaked at number 2 on the ARIA Charts and was certified platinum. In 2010, Vincent released Compass which peaked at number 5 and The Great Tenor Songbook which peaked at number 18.

In 2011, Vincent released his fourth album, Songs from the Heart which peaked at number 10. In 2013, Vincent released The Quartet Sessions, followed by Best So Far in April 2014. In 2014, Vincent made his music theatre debut in the highly acclaimed Australian production of Dirty Dancing, which played 130 shows around the country.

Vincent's sixth studio album was a collaborative released with Marina Prior in 2016. The album debuted at number 5. Vincent and Prior toured the album. Vincent performed at Carols in the Domain in Sydney for the eighth consecutive year on 18 December 2016.[6]

In April 2017, Vincent released his seventh studio album, A Tribute to Mario Lanza. In May 2017, Vincent will play the role of Freddy in the Australia production of My Fair Lady.

Personal life[edit]

His main inspiration is his late grandfather, Bruno, who raised him in Sydney and taught him how to sing.

Vincent has said that he would like to follow in the footsteps of his idol Anthony Warlow. He has also stated that he admired opera singers Andrea Bocelli and Luciano Pavarotti.

Vincent attended school at De La Salle College Caringbah[2] and De La Salle College in Cronulla.[3] He hopes to study at the Milan Conservatory, the leading musical institution in Italy where Giacomo Puccini studied.[4]

Vincent is currently engaged and is a committed supporter of the charity Save Our Sons, who fight Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Discography[edit]

Year Album title ARIA peak[2] Certification
2009 My Dream – Mio Visione 2 AUS: Platinum
2010 Compass 5 AUS: Gold
The Great Tenor Songbook 18 AUS: Gold
2011 Songs from the Heart 10
2013 The Quartet Sessions 16
2014 Best So Far 15
2016 Together
(with Marina Prior)
5
2017 A Tribute to Mario Lanza 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home - RCM". RCM. Retrieved 2017-03-29. 
  2. ^ "australian-charts.com - Discography Mark Vincent". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

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