Born in Cremona in 1926 he lived for a long time in Milan where he died in 1994. He is considered one of the most important Italian sound poets belonging to the area of phonic and visual experimentalism. He collaborated with Giulia Niccolai and Adriano Spatola in the editing of the historical magazine Tam Tam. Among his works we may quote Bo (a mnemophonic poem; Serraglio (25 phonovisual poems): Scenaia Cibaldone (linear and visual poems); Rebus 1/25 (collages), Prigione e piano di fuga -Prison and a plane for escape- (labyrinth text for simultaneous voices); Parole confuse e Poema immaginario - Confused words and an imaginary poem -(Ink pictures); François Villon Ballades en Jargon/Argotic Ballads (translation) for a theatre action; A Mezzofilo (Half-way thread) Some of his performances are collected in Serraglio Texts-scenarios for a small visual theatre - book and audiovisual - edited by Alberto Mari (1994) and are besides represented in records cassettes and other magazines of international circulation; among them Tautology 86 (an anthology from Tam Tam edited by Spatola; Baobab 18 A history of sound poetry in cassettes edited by Arrigo Lora-Totino published by Elitra Reggio Emilia 1989; The Red Rats Recordings Baobab and The 3 Vipair - Polypoetry Records. Other performances were broadcast by radio in U.S.A. and in Europe. As for Italy Rai I has broadcast (1990) Incantamentum Aquae a long poetic performance concluding Valerio Miroglio's Concerto per piano regolatore (Concert for urban development plan - in Italian a play on words: piano=plan=pianoforte. Pasotelli's works have been collected in Italy by the Archives of the City Library of Cremona and in the United States by The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Miami.