Ken Nakagawa
Ken Nakagawa
September 8, 1978
Titles as Composer

Ken Nakagawa (中河健, Nakagawa Ken) is an Atelier series composer who has contributed most of the games from A5 to A13.

He started composing for the series from Atelier Viorate. Most of his contribution falls into the time-frame from the start of the Iris trilogy (A6-A9) to Atelier Totori (A12), He composed all of Atelier Rorona tracks, and almost all of Atelier Iris 3 tracks. Now, he currently freelances at Silkyoak, and producing all of the sound libraries.

Musical StyleEdit

His compositions mostly have celtic/folk, world, orchestral, jazz, rock, EDM, and fusion style. When he started composing digitally from Atelier Iris 3, he started to use EWI for one of his wind instruments.

Other GamesEdit

He has composed for other GUST's Ar Tonelico titles. His track Unfriendly Mr. Knight (騎士様は無愛想) is featured in Koei Tecmo's Musou OROCHI 2 Ultimate.


He composed a music to tribute 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami named Rise Up Again.

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