Krishna Prema das (also spelled Krsna Prema das) was born as Paolo Tofani in Florence, Italy, 1944. At the age of 16 he started playing guitar following the mood of artists of that time (Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, The Shadows etc.) In 1969 after different musical experiences in Italy (including the groups I samurai, I Califfi), he found him self in England playing in various clubs in London. At that time he started getting involved with the Electronic Synths of EMS and working on solo productions. He mastered a way to get great sound out of a simple stereo tape recorder.