started studying piano when I was a child at the
“G.Verdi” Music Institute in Asti. My teacher Giuseppe Peirolo, a
great organist and holy music composer, helped me a lot at the
beginning indeed, out of lesson hours, he brought me to many churches
with important and historical organs in the North of Italy (SERASSI,
this experience brought me a deep knowledge both in organ music
of all times and in the working of these fascinating instruments. My
love for pipe organ’s timbres (the flautus) never left me and you
can recognize it in the orchestral parts in my music. I continued my
piano studies at Conservatorio Statale “A. Vivaldi” in
Alessandria under the concert artist from Turin Maria Gachet’s
I turned 18 I knew the Rock-Progressive music and in 1977 I realized
the album “FORSE LE LUCCIOLE NON SI AMANO PIU’” with the
“LOCANDA DELLE FATE” band. The LP has been recorded on
POLYDOR-POLYGRAM label and produced by the Greek NIKO PAPATHANASSIOU,
great VANGELIS’s brother.
the meantime I worked as a “shift worker” in many record rooms in
Milan, but, when it was time to choose between a life as a musician
or finishing my medicine studies, I chose this last one, because both
of my parents pressure and the incompatibility between freedom in
producing music without commercial encumbrances
and the professional work.
the moment I work as
a Doctor - Dentist but, as I always say: “I can’t fall asleep
unperturbed if I don’t play my piano at least one hour a day…
it’s my daily emotional charge I can’t live without! “.
last years the UNIVERSAL-MUSIC decided to rewrite the old LP and
dealt it out all over the world. It was a unexpected increasing of
public and critic consents (as the thousand of links in GOOGLE show,
many invitations to international festivals and the last article
written in March 2007 on American “GOLD MINE” Magazine where the
old album has been ranked among the most 25 beautiful
Rock-Progressive music albums of all times.
this encouraged me to take composing music again.