Helena Hellwig was born in Milan, Italy.
Since she was a child Helena showed an inclination for music, she convinced her parents to let her take the first singing lessons. She had classical studies, at age 15th she enrolled in the CET-Central European Toscolano, the school founded and directed by Mogol.
In 2001, during an audition at a record company, Helena met Andrea Bocelli and subsequently he asked her to sing with him in the duet “Habit,” published in the album “Heaven in Tuscany” and released as an international single.
She participated in the promotional tour of the album, performing live all over the world alongside the Tuscan tenor and getting great visibility.
It also appears in the DVD to mold international “Tuscan Skies – Skies of Tuscany” by Andrea Bocelli accompanying the project eponymous album.
The following year, again through an audition music, met Maestro Ennio Morricone, who asked her to collaborate on the soundtrack of the animated film “Aida of the Trees” playing the song “fringes cloud”-written by Ennio Morricone. Helena accepted and thus participates in the realization of the cd and dvd of “Aida of the Trees.”
In 2003 he hits the shelves “My man forever,” summer single flavor pop and r & b with which the singer participates in the Disco for the summer of that year. The single also contains another unreleased song entitled “Innocent.”
In February 2004 he released his debut album of Helena titled “Per conto mio”. It contains nine tracks of which six unpublished, two covers of “Stay Cu’mme ‘” Pino Daniele and a “Self control” of Raf.
In April 2004 he took part in the “Grand Prix of Spring”, a singing competition organized by Radio and Video Italy. It features the song “All the love that I have,” which, thanks to the interpretation of Helena and numerous television appearances on Video Italy, got a good success and excellent visibility.
As a result of this competition is to host other live broadcasts of Radio and Video Italy, such as the concert in Lodi to September 2004, which presents its “All the love I” in front of a large audience.
In December 2004 he took part at the Christmas concert in the Vatican alongside world famous artists such as Noa, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Simply Red and a beautiful rendition of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkel collecting enthusiastic even by American artists themselves.
In 2005, “It ‘s all my fault”, an unreleased song of Helena, was chosen as theme song of a major Portuguese fiction “Baía das Mulheres”. This allows her to perform live in many television show in Portugal and publish the single of the song.
Parallel to this project, Helena took a course in theater at school “Those of Grock.”
In May 2005 he recorded the song “We stand together”, anthem of Coca-Cola, sponsor of the Winter Olympics in Turin in 2006. Follows the journey of the Olympic flame, performing in concerts all over Italy.
In June 2005, she joined the cast of the cult of transmission Dose and Presta “There goes the quails,” which aired in prime time on Raitre. He sings the theme song of opening and closing the program and within each episode he performed in various reinterpretations of international hits.
In March 2006 he participated in the Youth category at the 56th edition of the Sanremo Festival with the song written for her by Mango, “Di moon die”, finishing third (first among the female performers).
During the festival, the new single “Di moon die”,encounter a great success giving her international visibility followed by many interviews with relevant local and national radio.
In December 2007, along with many prominent Italian and international singers, he attended the Christmas concert in Verona Philharmonic Theatre, airing on Raidue in the early evening on Christmas Eve. On that occasion, plays an intense and thrilling cover of “The Best Years of Our Lives” by Renato Zero and a fun Christmas medley with Ligea and Sophomore.
In January 2008 Daniele Stefani released the album “Starting point” and the song that gives the title to the album is a wonderful duet with Helena.
From 2008 to 2011 Helena focuses on live performances, competing on repertoires of musical genres also very different from each other, from various types of rock band which holds concerts throughout Italy, pop and dance to jazz concerts around Europe and the world.
In July 2011 she participated in the Caruso’s Award, live on RAI, masterfully performing two songs written by Mogol: “The Paradise” by Patty Pravo and “The Gardens of March” by Lucio Battisti.
In the same year she participates in a wonderful Jazz project called “Bonne Nuit” by Baiardi Diego and Antonio Crepax. The music team is made up of two parts, one of a strictly jazzer and the other derived from ethno-acoustic, both well represented by prominent names in the national scene as instrumentalists, Paolo Fresu, Antonello Salis, Tullio de Piscopo, Massimo Germinate and the voices of Petra Magoni and Patrizia Laquidara.
Helena becomes official singer of the live concerts of “Bonne Nuit”.
Helena Hellwig’s tracks