After studying writing at Conservatoire de Paris, he undertook musicology studies at Université de la Sorbonne (Paris) and became a certified music teacher (holder of the agrégation). He deepens his knowledge and get master degree in harmony, fugue and orchestration at the Ecole Normale Alfred Cortot.
From 2000 to 2004, Raphaël goes on a European tour with the band Spook And The Guay and performs as a keyboard in several festival including « La Fête de l’humanité », »Les Vieilles charrues », « Zigets festival » (Budapest) and « BAM Festival » (Barcelona).
In 2009, he composed the original music for Jean-Pierre JEUNET’s motion picture « Micmacs ». One year later, he collaborated again with JEUNET on an Australian advertisement entitled « Grants ».
During years 2013- 2014, he writes his first score for a CIRQUE DU SOLEIL‘s show : Kurios , Cabinet of curiosities directed by Michel LAPRISE.
In 2015, he collaborated with Jean-Pierre JEUNET on an advertising for LAVAZZA entitled « The origin of the blend ».
In 2016, he composed the soundtrack of a commercial for VERIZON directed by Jean-Pierre JEUNET entitled: « Jewel heist »
In 2017, he composed the music for « DEUX ESCARGOTS S’EN VONT », a short animation film co-directed by Jean-Pierre JEUNET and Romain SEGAUD.
In 2018, he writes a new score for the CIRQUE DU SOLEIL‘s show: Kurios, Cabinet des curiosité et travels to Vancouver to prepare the 2018-2020 Japan tour.
In 2018, he composed the soundtrack of 4 commercials for QUALCOMM directed by Jean-Pierre JEUNET entitled: « Farm », « Overtime », « Living room » and « Mind Reader ».