Pedro Martín José María Suárez-Vértiz Alva (born February 13, 1968 in Callao, Peru) is a Peruvian singer-songwriter-guitarist. He learned to play the piano and the guitar before he began school. At the age of 18, he attended the University of Lima, graduating with a degree in communications. In 1985 he formed his first band, "Paranoia", together with his brother Patricio Suárez Vértiz and school friends Edward Malaga Trillo, Arturo Pomar, Eduardo Quevedo and Alex Kornhuber. In 1987, he formed the popular local rock band Arena Hash with his brother Patricio, Arturo Pomar and Christian Meier.