Composer and music producer, studied “music composition for moving pictures” at Conservatorio Boccherini, Lucca (Italy) – in partnership with Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Rome (Italy).
Richard started his composer & producer journey in 2012, with the instrumental EP “Meet me in the blue”, released by Silk Music.
He then begun collaborating with many international artists as a songwriter and arranger and continued writing songs under the alias Richard J Aarden (INRI).
In May 2019 he received a merit diploma and an honourable mention from Mogol’s CET Music School for his lyrics.
In 2020 co-founded Room1025, a music agency specialising in music solutions for Brands and Media.