The Switzerland based Sicilian singer-songwriter Pippo Pollina is mainly known in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and his homeland Italy. Still his career started partly in the Netherlands; as a busking musician in Amsterdam. He travalled through Europe after he turned his back on journalism. As a journaslist he wrote about the Italian maffia, but when his editor in chief was murdered, he bailed out. He became a musician. En with success, in 2017 he performed in front of ten thouasan Italian fans in the Arena of Verona and he has worked with big names such as Konstatin Wecker and Edith Piaf.