"Robert Miles" (born "Roberto Concina", November 3, 1969, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland) is a disc jockey and composer in the styles trance, techno and other kinds of electronic music.
He was born to Antonietta and Albino Concino.
Although not a musical prodigy, Miles became proficient at playing piano during his youth and has been in the music 'scene' since 1988. He worked as DJ in some Italian clubs and in 1990, he invested his savings and bought second-hand equipment to establish his own studio; however, his initial compositions went unnoticed.
In 1994, Miles wrote his most famous dream house work, titled ''Children''. The single picked up steam slowly, and within two weeks of its official release in 1995, it had sold more than 30,000 copies all over the Europe and topped the charts in many countries. It earned Miles Platinum records in UK and Germany and Gold records in many others including non-European countries like Israel. The single was considered the largest single of 1996. "Children" fell just shy of reaching Top-20 status on the US charts, but remains popular with DJs. In December 2004, "Children" reached new audiences in the UK when it was sampled on a ...