Born in Turin, one son ; five-years degree by University of Florence : Literature Dpt with Artistic & Linguistic Direction. Post-graduate specialisation in the USA by John Carter Brown University in Providence, RI ( Ivy League ) and in the UK, London.
Trilingual: English, French, German. Three years of Latin.
Teaching Qualifications in 1990 with Miur-ministry national competition.
Professor for the University of Florence for around 20 years at the Cultural Centre for Foreigners and for various prestigious American University here in Florence, as NYU, Arcadia, Vanderbilt, Rutgers, Uconn etc.