Lima, Peru

Gian Marco Javier Zignago Alcóver (born in Lima, Peru on August 17, 1970) is a singer-songwriter. He has won the Grammy Latino 2005 for the best 'álbum Cantautor' (Singer-Songwriter Album) and was named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Peru. His mother is the well-known Peruvian actress and singer Regina Alcóver Ureta, and his father was the late Peruvian composer and singer Javier Zignago, known in the musical world as "Joe Danova". He pursued a career in singing. At the age of 5 he was brought to a station in Buenos Aires Argentina. And he did his first television commercial.

Gian Marco did his elementary and secondary education in the Santa Margarita school in the affluent neighborhood of Monterrico en Lima, Perú.

In 1981, at eleven years old, he participated alongside his mother in the musical work, Papito Piernas Largas (Pippi Longstockings), recording a piece on the soundtrack.