Claudio Baglioni (Italian pronunciation: [ˈklaudjo baʎˈʎoːni]; born 16 May 1951) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician. His career has been going on for over 50 years. Some songs from the 70s are part of Italian culture such as E tu come stai?. In the 80s he released the two best-selling albums ever in Italy Strada facendo and La vita è adesso. And in the 90's he embraced World Music with records like Oltre and Io sono qui. In 2006 he composed the anthem of the 2006 Winter Olympics.