Richard Niles

Composer, arranger and producer, born 28 May 1951 in Hollywood, CA. Helped define the sound of the 1980's for groups like Swing Out Sister, Living In A Box, Was Not Was, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Grace Jones' "Slave To The Rhythm" album. In the 1990's, he worked extensively with the Pet Shop Boys and for several boys bands. Son of californian guitarist and singer Tony Romano (8), he was married to Tessa Niles, née Webb.
He lived in London from 1975 to 2012, currently resides in Southern California.
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