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Born in 1963 in Versailles, Philippe Kelly studied guitar at the age of 7, then piano at 11 years.
He began his career as an actor, and played at clubs in the evenings where he was noticed by producer Marc Lumbroso. He then signed his first record at POLYDOR in 1988 and devoted himself exclusively to music
From then on, he began composing for singers such as Liane Foly and Princess Erika, Richard Gotainer, for whom he signed numerous commercials and generic programs and was already experimenting in film music by collaborating with Didier Kaminka for his film "Tant Qu'il y aura des Femmes" in 1990 then with Jacques Fansten in 1991 for "Cross my Heart".
In 1993 he recorded the album "Assez Parlé" at EMI and the following year composes the soundtrack of the series "Classe mannequin" whose song "Essaye d'Imaginer" will be n ° 1 in the top 50.
Since then, he has devoted himself solely to music in the image, composes the music of Bob Swaim's comedy "Nos Amis les Flics" in 2003 and participates in the original soundtracks of "Disco" in 2007 and "Camping 2" in 2010.
He is the composer of all the seasons of the hit tv-series of France 2 "Fais pas çi, Fais pas ça", signs the music of the series "Mongeville" on France 3 as well as the last season of "Hard" for Canal+. In 2017, Philippe Kelly composed the music of Philippe Lefebvre's "Welcome to Nimbao" (M6) and "Les Chamois" (TF1) movies.
Recently, Philippe came back to cinema with the original score of "Monsieur and Madame Adelman" directed by Nicolas Bedos and venture into web series with Frederic Berthe's "Death Corner" for Studio +.