Related Information for Mike Francis Mike Francis, alias Francesco Puccioni (26.04.1961-30.01.2009), was born at 01:20 on April 26, 1961 in Florence, Italy. The choice of an English stage name comes from Mike's direct contact with American culture.Right after High School, although he thought of going to university, he began writing seriously his first songs, while at the same time studying composition and arrangement.Since his first album "Let's not talk about it", including the hit "Survivor",.. read more