Pianist and composer, born in Manchester in 1966, he began playing the piano at the age of five. He completed his classical studies in Italy, obtaining a diploma in piano in 1988 at the Conservatorio A. Boito in Parma. In 1992 he graduated in Composition at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan, after studying with composer Alessandro Solbiati and Gabriele Manca. From 1989 to 1994 he attended Piano Master Courses in Lugano held by Nora Mendez Doallo, in 1992 and 1993 he was in Siena attending Film Corsi di Musica at the Accademia Chigiana. From 1989 to 1994 he attended Piano Master Courses in Lugano held by Nora Mendez Doallo; between 1992 and 1993 he was in Siena attending Film Music Courses held by Ennio Morricone at the Accademia Chigiana. There he received two Colonna Sonora awards. In addition to his musical studies, Kingsley Elliot also completed his university studies, earning two degrees, in Law and Classical Literature, both from the University of Milan. He has worked in the world of cinema, composing soundtracks for many short films, including "Figure di passaggio", which won a prize at the Bologna Short Film Festival (1996) and "L'ospite", by A. Soetje with the participation of Moni Ovadia (1996). In 2000 he composed the soundtrack for the film "Passaggio a vuoto", by Domenico Ciolfi. Kingsley Elliot has also composed music for the theatre: in 1996 he created the musical 'Un soffio di magia', together with Fabio Corradi and Fabio Riganti. In 2006 he wrote the music for the play 'Di lunedì', by Elisabetta Ferrari.