Chandrika Anna Merzari
Founder Maya Sound Agency
Born and raised in Bologna, Anna moved to Milan in the late 90s to work with the best. After starting with Claudio Cecchetto as an exclusive consultant of Virgin Music Italy, she worked with artists including Marina Rei, Max Gazzè, Niccolò Fabi, Marlene Kuntz, Tiro Mancino, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Mariah Carey, Iggy Pop, Henry Salvador, David Byrne, David Sylvian, Brian Eno, Lenny Kravitz, Janet Jackson, Skunk Anansie, The Smashing Pumpkins, Jarabe de Palo, Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, and more.
In that period Chandrika Anna played a crucial role in launching artists on the Italian scene, such as Tiromancino, Planet Funk, Gabin, Placebo, Manu Chao, and Kings of Convenience, and more. In fact, her nickname was “the fuse”.
She co-founded the label Surya Musica, launching Jutty Ranx and Milky Chance and then Radio Immaginaria Media Hub, where she launched Italy’s first teen radio station. Wanting to found an agency capable of fully reflecting her style, her vision and integrity she now dedicates herself exclusively to Maya Sound.