Nicola Sani (born 1961)
studied music in Italy and electronic music under the supervision of Karlheinz Stockhausen. He is a composer of orchestral, chamber and multimedia works. While composing music to films such as Noto, Mandorli, Vulcano, Stromboli, Carnevale he worked with Michalangelo Antonioni. He is also active as a music critic and musicologist. He was an adviser of Rome Opera for some time.