Franco Giachetti was born in Pisa on December 5th, 1939 and died in Brescia on December 19th, 2022. After studying electronics, an almost futuristic subject at the time, in 1966 he married Graziella Taglioni, also from Pisa, and together they moved to Veneto, to Conegliano (TV), where he worked as time and methods manager at Zoppas, a large Italian company, leader in the production of household appliances.