Richard Barbieri (pronounced /bɑrbiˈɛəri/; bahr-bee-air-ee) (born 30 November 1957, in London, England) is an English synthesizer player, keyboardist and composer. He was educated at Catford Boys' School, Catford, South East London. Originally coming to prominence in the late-1970s and early-1980s as a member of new wave pioneers Japan (and their brief 1989–1990 reincarnation as Rain Tree Crow), he is now best known as the keyboard player in the progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, of which he has been a member since 1993.
- ^ Hayes, Kelvin "Richard Barbieri Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved 17 August 2014