Born in Madrid (Spain) in 1963. He completed his musical studies in Italy (piano, harmony) and abroad (he attended composition,orchestration and film-music workshops at the “Mannes College of Music” in New York , U.S.A. and studied conducting at the "Academie de Musique de Guerande et des Pays de la Loire" in France. Werba has had direct contacts with the following film-music composers: Jerry Goldsmith, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman, John Scott, Georges Delerue, Gabriel Yared, Philippe Sarde and Francis Lai.
In 1989 Marco Werba won the prestigious Award "Colonna Sonora" for the original motion picture score "ZOO" (an Italian production directed by Cristina Comencini, starring Asia Argento), along with Ennio Morricone and Francis Lai who received the "Colonna Sonora - Life achievement award").
Werba was a member of the Jury of the "Sanremo Film Festival" He has been the creator of the International film-music workshop "Music for Images".He wrote several chamber music and symphonic compositions such as "Cantus Superstium", "Misterium", "Dead chamber's adagio", "Adagio for the victims of Auschwitz" and "Dark Symphony". Marco Werba wrote the film - scores of the historical pictures "Amore e libertà ", "Anita", "Giallo" and "The Inflicted"