Robert Miles

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Birthday
3, 1969
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
May 9, 2017 (47)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1969
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
May 9, 2017 (47)

About

Roberto Concina, or as he is better known, Robert Miles, was an electronica and house producer who rose to fame in 1996 for his smash hit debut album Dreamland which peaked at #2 on the Swiss charts and sold platinum in nearly half a dozen countries. He is best known for the internationally renowned #1 hit "Children." 

Before Fame

He began playing piano as a child and would eventually begin DJing in Italian nightclubs during the late 1980s. In 1990, he used his savings to create a recording studio and a pirate radio station. 

Trivia

In 2000, he co-founded the independent record label S:alt Records. 

Family Life

His parents, Antonietta Lauro and Albino Concina, were Italian immigrants. He passed away of metastatic cancer in Ibiza, Spain in May 2017. 

Associated With

In 1997, he released the popular single "Freedom" which featured Kathy Sledge