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B i o g r a p h y

Pierre Raffanel is a composer of French origin, born in 1969 in Toulouse and currently living in Paris. He studied piano at the National Regional Conservatory in Toulouse and then as a self-taught accordion, helicon and singing.

Travelling around France, he is constantly looking for experiences of various and varied scenes: variety orchestras, military training, piano bars, pubs with group of rhythm'n blues, and jointly accompanying original compositions in different registers: French songs, French rock, realistic songs, musicals and children's songs, new jack, reggae, sega, merengue.

 labels : Tréma, Sonodisc, Éd. de la Girafe (France), Leffi (Austria), N2 prod. Limited (England)

Since teenager, he has been composing notes that resemble him. His créations are meant to be multicultural, a syncretism of spiritual and music influences.

He regularly collaborates on the soundtracks of director Frédéric Kofman's short films :

The Red Skirt (2010)  Ah If I was jewish ! (2013)  For Sarah's love (2014) A few days with you (2015).

These CDs of wellness music, new-age and relaxation methods appear with the French label Dom-Forlane and the label Believe.

He co-wrote the guide to the best Driving " Zen au volant" book- CD published by l'Harmattan in February 2015.

At the same time, he musically illustrates TV spots, multimedia spaces, corporate films, teasers…

Distinction :

Silver Medal of the Academy of Arts-Sciences-Lettres, 2015 Paris - France.

Price for the best music of short film :

Award of merit Los Angeles World Festival (2015) Usa

For Sarah’s love by Frédéric Kofman


Nominated for the best music of short film  :                     

A few days with you (2015) by Frédéric Kofman

International Film Festival Festifrance (2015) Brazil



* member SACEM (1994) arranger SACEM (1995) 

   member SPEDIDAM (2000), ADAMI (2001) &  SCPP (2007)

pierreraffanel© sur piano Yamaha
Pierre Raffanel Droits réservés Frédéric Kofman
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