• I fell in love with guitar at the age of ten, under the guidance of my father and then of great teachers like Bruno Romairone and Eli Tagore. I did not attend the Conservatoire, though I undertook an intense study, exploring various genres, becoming passionate about Mark Knopfler, Stefan Grossman, Jorma Kaukonen, Leo Kottke, up to the delta blues, without ever losing contact with classical music, which I cultivated as self-taught and that I still cultivate.
  • 1987, with a band named “Cap Ferrat”, I recorded in London Underground Train, a record followed by a video by the same name also broadcasted on the glorious Videomusic independent TV.
  • 1988 I started working in industrial businesses as a technical translator, what I am still doing today.
  • 1989 I collaborated on Gli Strauss e Vienna. Quando il valzer univa l’Europa, (Zanibon), by Roberto Iovino.
  • 1997 I graduated in Italian literature with a thesis entitled Tre Salome. Anatomy of a decadent myth in the work of Oscar Wilde, Richard Strauss and Carmelo Bene.
  • Since 1999 I have undertaken an intense study of flamenco guitar and culture, also collecting and translating unpublished documents.
  • 2009 I played the guitars in En una noche oscura, a record by Massimo and Francesco Galuppi on the sonnets of San Juan de la Cruz.
  • 2010 I translated into Italian Carole Seymour-Jones’s Painted Shadow, a biography of Vivienne Haigh-Wood, T.S. Eliot’s first wife.
  • 2011 I collaborated on the Italian translation of Fritz Perls in Berlin 1893-1933. Expressionism, psychoanalysis, Judaism, by Bernd Bocian.
  • 2016 I attended a modern guitar masterclass with Luca Colombo, and 2017 I perfected flamenco guitar studies with Oscar Herrero.
  • 2017 I collected in a CD a series of guitar-voice duets with Alessandra Poggi, Claudia Pastorino, Paola Dell’Erba Fernandez, Nicole Stella, Rosaleen Lodigiani.
  • 2017 together with the singer-songwriter Nicole Stella, I wrote a theatrical reading inspired by the story of Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot, presented together with the album Canzoni per Vivienne, by Nicole Stella.
  • 2018 I arranged the record Con tutti i colori che vuoi from Francesco and Massimo Galuppi.

I translate in Italian unreleased papers about music, musicology and music anthropology, with particular regard to the world of flamenco. I put my love for guitar in the service of beginners, wannabe guitarists and established professionals. I carry out a constant teaching, especially with children, and sometimes I give myself the pleasure of playing live in public.

At this link is a showcase of plays related to some work done in recent years. At this link are to find some video clips of my youtube channel.

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