Diego Asensio, actor, trumpeter and singer, was born in Andalusia in 1956 and has been living in France since 1963. He originally studied and worked in aerospace engineering. In 1977, he moved to Paris and studied acting (Le Cours Simon, Jack Garfein Workshop, Dizzy Gillespie Workshop) and music at Le CIM in Paris, as well as musicology at the Université Paris VIII. He performed in numerous productions of the classics (including Molière’s Les Fourberies de Scapin, Corneille’s Suréna and Daudet’s Lettres de Mon Moulin). He composed eight musical comedies for children and wrote many song lyrics for the Spanish lessons of CE1 sans frontiers. Diego Asensio is one of the French voiceover actors lending his voice to Antonio Banderas. Since 1993, he has also formed part of the odd wind ensemble Les Grooms, a street theatre company of comedians which came to international fame by performing operas based on Mozart and Wagner works (The Tragic Flute, The Three Penny Ring Cycle). His first work together with Irina Brook was Peter Pan in 2011.