Gabriele Formenti, born in Milan in 1978, is a professional journalist, musicologist and musician. Graduated in transverse flute and memorable at the “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Milan and at the “A. Pedrollo” Conservatory in Vicenza. Graduated in History of Music at the Università Statale di Milano. He works with some radio broadcasts (Radio Classica – Class Editori; RSI-Radio Televisione Svizzera Italiana and magazines). In 2009 he won the first edition of the Journalist Award “Benvenuto Cellini”, within the best radio broadcast category. His debut’s novel Il fortepiano di Federico received unanimous agreement from the critics and the audience.