Davide Gualtieri combines his musical activity with that of a poet and in particular a poet translator of historical and contemporary Azerbaijani Poetry.
The most important results of his research are published on the site linked to the Alma Mater University of Bologna and managed by Prof. Saccone, Turkish section available at http://archivindomed.altervista.org/
He was awarded a diploma of merit from the state of Azerbaijan for having been the first (and the only so far) to introduce contemporary Azerbaijani literature in Italy.
The Baku Writers’ Union appointed him Honorary Member and awarded him with the Rəzul Rza Prize, one of the most important in the Turkish literary world.
Turksoy invited him in 2017 to be among the Translators of the poems of the great poet Molla Vaqif Pənah, on the occasion of the third centenary of the poet’s birth, with the publication of a miscellaneous volume in 14 languages.
Also Turksoy invited him to be among the translators of the verses of İmadəddin Nəsimi (Philosopher, poet and mystic initiator of Azerbaijani culture in the fourteenth century).
In particular, Gualtieri received two Public Honors for this too. His books on Azerbaijani Poetry have been published by “Pagine” publisher in Rome and by 3di3 publisher and presented in Milan at Palazzo Marino for the Municipality P Area in various successive meetings from 2014 to 2017 and then in a synthetic way on the Archivindomed website.
Gualtieri is an internationally renowned and eclectic musician (composer, organist, director, actor and performer, vocalist, choir and orchestra director), he was Professor for Choir in Milan at the “Conservatorio G. Verdi” where he also held Improvisation Courses and Workshops for Higher Courses . Retired since November 2019, he holds an online Gregorian Chant course every Monday evening for Federcori Chorus Inside since April 2020. He is a member of the National Artistic Commission of FEDERCORI. He is the Singing Master of the Poor Clares of Urbino and he has been a pupil of Annamaria Polcaro to whom he owes his artistic and human training.