• I began playing guitar when I was about 13 years old. My training began studying by myself continued taking my first lessons from various musicians in and around Lecce.
  • Since 2001 till 2003 I studied rock music with the guitarist Salvatore Russo.
  • Since 2003 I studied fingerstyle guitar with the great guitarist Paolo Giordano in Pescara (ITA).
  • During years, I played with various local bands, throughout all music genres.
  • I attended a lot of workshops, as the ones with Brett Garsed, Andy Timmons, William Stravato, Antonio Forcione, Pietro Nobile, Massimo Varini, Stochelo Rosenberg, Andrea Braido, Preston Reed, and so on.
  • In 2006 I attended Computer Music and HD Recording workshop by Roberto Giglio.
  • In 2007 I played with the prog rock band Shedim and recorded with them two promo CDs ("Shedim" and "Indietro...nel vento"). 
  • In 2010 some compositions of mine had been used in a science documentary and as a soundtrack inside Ecology Museum in Otranto (ITA).
  • Since 2007 till 2011 I have been guitarist and co-founder of the band Silvered. I recorded with them the studio albums ("Music For Your Sleepless Nights"; “Dying Light” and “Grave of Deception”) and one live album (“The Unplugged Night LIVE”), I partecipated to radio and tv programs and to many sections of webzines, I performed hundreds of gigs, opening to  Andrea Braido, The Foreshadowing and Rezophonic.
  • In 2011, I started the path on neofolk music, as the band's guitarist NID with whom I recorded a promo cd "Nature In Disguise" and in 2013, after several gigs in Italy (in 2013 with Spiritual Front), with this band we gave birth to our first full-length on the label "La Esencia" entitled "A Fair Masquerade".
  • In 2013 I begin to work on my solo project HELFIR with which I was lucky to perform alongside the band Antimatter in their Italian tour.
  • In October 2015 I was on tour with Orphaned Land in Hungary and Italy to promote my first album "Still Bleeding", released by My Kingdom Music label.
  • In 2017 I released my second album "The Human Defeat" with the HELFIR project and I have been involved in several local bands, both live and in the studio.
  • I am currently involved in the publication of my third album with HELFIR project and at the same time I continue my live performances in various cover and tribute bands.

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