Related Information for Massimo Ranieri Massimo Ranieri (name in art of Giovanni Calone), Italian is a pop singer, a film and a stage actor, as well as a show-business personality. He was born in Naples (at Santa Lucia) on May 3, 1951.One of the most popular entertainers in Italy today, he came to the knowledge of the public by winning two editions of the Canzonissima song festival in 1970 and 1972 with "L'Amore È Un Attimo" and "Chi Sarà", and by representing Italy in the Eurovision song contest in 1.. read more