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Author and Biographer, Riccardo Lo Faro 

Riccardo Lo Faro Biographer Ghostwriter

Riccardo is a journalist, biographer, and ghostwriter based in New York.
His client base extends across the US, Europe, and other parts of the world. 


Born in Rome, he has pursued education at both Italian and American universities. Throughout his career, Riccardo has gained valuable international exposure by working in different countries, including Australia with Sea World Australia, South Africa with Ladbroke PLC - Hilton Hotels International, and Italy with Veio Country Club of Roma and Hotel Mirage in Cortina d'Ampezzo.

A writer and journalist, he holds memberships in the United States Department of State Press Center, the Los Angeles Press Club, and the Italian Association of Journalists. His portfolio consists of books, memorials, articles, and web content, created for private clients and companies, alongside partnerships with journalistic and cultural outlets.

He has been honored with numerous accolades, including the ANPS International Award from the Italian State Police - New York and New Jersey Delegation, which was presented to him at the United Nations in New York for his contributions to the Information Division.

In 2011, he co-founded the PrimiDieci Society and the prestigious PrimiDieci Awards in the United States, in partnership with Alessia Pertosa. These initiatives have now been incorporated into the non-profit organization WLPO, The World's Leading Personalities Organization. Through PrimiDieci, he has spearheaded a variety of cultural, editorial, and event-focused endeavors, such as the PrimiDieci-Books and the prestigious PrimiDieci Awards & Gala events held in the USA and UK.


Published work

With a portfolio of more than 60 books, Riccardo has delved into various genres including biographies, short stories, and e-books. Notable among his works are biographies of distinguished personalities such as Dante Ferretti, the Academy Oscar Award-winning Production Designer; Antonio Pappano, the Orchestra Director at the Royal Opera House (London) and Musical Director at Accademia di Santa Cecilia (Rome); Giorgio Moroder, the Academy Oscar Award-winning Music Producer and Composer; Sylvester Stallone, the renowned Actor and Film Producer; Matilda Raffa Cuomo, the former New York State First Lady; Federico Faggin, the Physician and Entrepreneur; Frank Serpico, the retired NYPD Detective; and Frank Mancuso, the former President and CEO of Paramount Pictures and MGM Studios.



Specializing as a ghostwriter, Riccardo has discreetly penned a multitude of books across various genres, encompassing biographies, memoirs, and fantasy tales. His clientele includes a diverse mix of Italian, Italian-American, and Italian-Australian individuals, as well as prestigious American and Italian governmental bodies and institutions like the NYPD, Italian ICE, Banca d'Italia, the Chamber of Commerce, ANPS-Italian State Police, the United Nations' Permanent Observer of the Holy See, the Accademia Italiana della Cucina, and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) of NY - Please find reference letters here: Testimonials.

Get in touch!

Riccardo, a father of three, divides his time between New York, Los Angeles, and Italy for his work as a biographer, ghostwriter, and journalist. He is also the founder and president of WLPO, a philanthropic organization based in New York which has recently merged with the PrimiDieci Society.

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PrimiDieci Awards, Riccardo Lo Faro
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Founder and President

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Ordine dei Giornalisti del Lazio, Riccaro Lo Faro, Member


Foreign Press Centers, Riccardo Lo Faro, member


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