About Manuel Cicchetti 

Manuel was born at the end of the 1960s and as a young boy he started taking pictures for passion, then as a job during University. At the beginning of the 90s he started working in the music industry for BMG, EMI and CNI companies designing some of their album covers.

He worked as set design photographer in some influential Italian theatres such as Arena di Verona and Teatro Regio in Turin. His pictures have been published in a huge number of different Italian newspapers and magazines, among which: Corriere della Sera, Repubblica, Sette, Panorama, Il giornale della Musica. He takes photographs and works with artists and musicians such as Enzo Avitabile, John Zorn, Steve Lacy, John Abercrombie, Lorenzo Ferrero, Beni Montresor, Enrique Mazzola, Marco Betta.

Since 2001 he has followed the development of the foundation La Nuova Musica – Ricordi Music School, which today is one of the most important music educational realities in Italy and Europe. In 2011 he established the publishing house The Music Company and from 2014 he has got back to his roots and first love: photography.


Walking through the Ampezzo Dolomites