Teho Teardo is an Italian musician and composer. He is a founding member of the rock band Meathead. In 1990s he collaborated with Mick Harris, Jim Coleman and Lydia Lunch. With Scott McCloud (Girls Against Boys) he started a new project called Operator. Together they released an album titled Welcome to the Wonderful World in 2003 and toured with Placebo. In 2006 he made an album inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini's poetry with Erik Friedlander. Teardo composed music score for many Italian films like Gabriele Salvatores' Denti or Paolo Sorrentino's The Family Friend and Il Divo. For Denti he received the Quality prize from the Italian Minister of Culture. For his soundtrack of the Il Divo Teardo won the David di Donatello Award in 2009.