Piera Anna Franini hails from Bergamo, but resides in Milan.
She holds three bachelor’s degrees, all which are summa cum laude:
- Pedagogy, University of Brescia
- Philosophy, University of Milan
- Piano, Conservatory of Music
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
- Klassisk Musikkmagasin (N) e Swiss Style (CH)
Anna has worked with Rai, Uno and Radio Tre, as well as Sky. Anna has met and written about celebrities, political dignitaries, business leaders. She has reported worldwide, from the USA and Canada to China and Australia, from Eastern and Northern European countries to the Middle East (EAU, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, and Syria), and Russia.
The places are described through nature, urban landscape, the faces and the stories of the people and artistic expressions.