Eros Ramazzotti (born on 28th October 1963) is an Italian singer and songwriter. Eros was born in the Rome suburb of Cinecittà, the son of a housepainter. He began his musical career as a teenager, when he moved to Milan. In 1984 he won the category of "New Voice" in the popular San Remo Festival for his song "Terra promessa". Eros released a series of albums in quick succession, composed of heartfelt autobiographical ballads as well as powerful rock tunes, that launched him internationally.