Calogero Joseph Salvatore Maurici (born on 30 July 1971 in Échirolles, near Grenoble), better known as Calogero (French pronunciation: ), is a French singer.
By the age of six, Calogero had already taken an interest in music. He quickly learned to play several instruments, including the flute, piano, and bass
In 1986 he became the lead singer and songwriter for a band called Les Charts he started with his brother, Gioacchino Maurici, and a childhood friend, Francis Maggiulli. Between 1989 and 1997, Les Charts released five albums, L'Océan sans fond (1989), Notre monde à nous (1991), Hannibal (1994), Acte 1 (1995) their most successful charting album and Changer (1997). After break-up, all members of Les Charts continued with solo musical careers, but continued to co-write songs together, first, under the name of Calogero Bros. and later listing of their individual names.