(born june 5 1957
) is an Italian singer-songwriter
A native of Milan
, Ruggeri made his debut in the 1970s with a punk band, the Decibel
. In 1981 he began the career as a sole singer and established as a songwriter: his most famous success in this latter role is "Il mare d'inverno" ("The Sea in Winter"), brought to chart by Loredana Bertè
He won the Sanremo Music Festival twice: in 1987 singing "Si può dare di più" together with Gianni Morandi e Umberto Tozzi and in 1993 singing "Mistero". He represented Italy at Eurovision Song Contest 1993 with the song "Sole D'Europa".