Max Gazzè is an actor, musician, and composer known for his high-pitched voice and work in European film. Married with three children, Gazzè was born in Rome to an Italian diplomat. Educated in Belgium at the European School, Gazzè began learning piano and other instruments at an early age. During the late 1980s, he found success as a contributing artist to numerous European rock, funk and jazz fusion bands. The lyrics of his songs are often written in collaboration with his brother Francesco Gazzè, or friend Jimmy Santucci.