Piera Anna Franini is from Bergamo, but resides in Milan (Italy).
She has three bachelor’s degrees, all which are summa cum laude:
- Pedagogy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Brescia
- Philosophy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano
- Piano, Milan Conservatory
Anna has participated in piano competitions, winning two second places and three third places. For several years she was a concert pianist.
She is a regular contributor to:
- il Giornale
- Vanity Fair
- Word Excellence
- DeluxePad (Switzerland)
- Klassisk Musikkmagasin (Norway)
Anna has worked with Rai, Uno and Radio Tre, as well as Sky.
Anna Franini has met and interviewed celebrities, political dignitaries, business leaders, artists, and winners of Nobel, Breakthrough, Academy Awards, Pulitzer, and Pritzker winners. She has reported on the nature, urban landscape, faces and stories of people and artistic expressions from around the world including the USA, Canada, China, Australia, Eastern and Northern European countries, Middle East (EAU, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria), Africa, Russia.