Founder in 1979 of the new wave group Scortilla, after graduating in Electronic Engineering he moved to Rome in the late eighties and, with Aldo De Scalzi, started an artistic partnership that focused on soundtracks.
After obtaining international fame with the feature film “Hamam” directed by Ferzan Özpetek, he has composed over 200 soundtracks for cinema and television, including “Song ‘e Napule” (by Manetti Bros) with whom in 2014 he won a David di Donatello, a Silver Ribbon, a Globo d’oro and the Bifest awards for best soundtrack and the musical “Ammore e Malavita” (by Manetti Bros.), with whom in 2018 he won 2 David di Donatello, 2 Silver Ribbon, 2 Ciak d’oro and the Bifest Award.
At the same time, he continues a solo musical career dedicated to the writing of songs, tending to be dark and oneirically inspired.
He is the president of ACMF (Association Composers Music for Films).