Alessandro De Rosa (Milan, 1985) undertook his study of music composition following Ennio Morricone’s advice. He studied with Boris Porena in Rome and then graduated from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, Netherlands. As a composer and arranger, he collaborated with Jon Anderson of the band Yes. Together with Ennio Morricone he is the author of the book “Ennio Morricone – In his own words. Ennio Morricone in conversation wih Alessandro De Rosa” (Oxford University Press, 2019) Morricone’s autobiography in form of conversations, published in 2016 in Italy by Mondadori Libri and translated in the most widely spoken languages. De Rosa currently works as a freelance musician and collaborates as author and speaker with the RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana) and the RSI (Radiotelevisione Svizzera di lingua italiana).