Exactly on the year that saw the beginning of WWII. Born to Lorenzo Peresso and Carmen nee Coleiro, Ġorġ was the eldest child of 11 and the only one to be born in Vittoriosa.
As everybody knows, Ġorġ is a main contributor to the Maltese literature, with books of different genres, song lyrics, etc. He also served as Head of Xandir Malta and he is still a contributor to the local radio stations. Serenata lill-Birgu and Notte di San Lorenzo are two of the beautiful songs he wrote to glorify St.Lawrence, Patron saint of Vittoriosa.
Ġorġ Perssso never denied that he is from Birgu and will always treasure in his heart the devotion to St.Lawrence, the feast of this saint and his love to Birgu.