Frederick Francois (Francesco Barracatto) is born in Sicily on 3 June 1950. He is only two years old when his family is leaving their village to establish themselves in Tilleur, Wallony, near Liege, a little county in Belgium. He did inherit his fondness of music and singing from his father Peppino. When he is 12 years old he decides to buy his first guitar and joines the band Les Eperviers. His father is approving this decision by helping hom to acced at the Music Accademy.