Richard Rudolph

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Richard Rudolph
Also known asR.J. Rudolph
Richard J. Rudolph
Dick Rudolph
Born(1946-05-04) May 4, 1946 (age 68)
Occupation(s)Composer, Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter, Producer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1967-present
LabelsAtlantic
Associated actsMinnie Riperton, Teena Marie
 
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For the concentration camp survivor, see Richard Rudolph (concentration camp survivor). For the baseball player, see Dick Rudolph.
Richard Rudolph
Also known asR.J. Rudolph
Richard J. Rudolph
Dick Rudolph
Born(1946-05-04) May 4, 1946 (age 68)
Occupation(s)Composer, Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter, Producer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1967-present
LabelsAtlantic
Associated actsMinnie Riperton, Teena Marie

Richard "Dick" Rudolph (born May 4, 1946) is an American composer, guitarist, musician, songwriter, and producer. He was married to singer-songwriter Minnie Riperton and co-wrote many of her songs including her hits "Lovin' You" (1974) and "Memory Lane" (1979). He produced Teena Marie's second album, Lady T. He is the co-founder and co-owner (with Riperton's estate) of Dickiebird Music, and has worked as musical director for numerous films.

He was also the co-founder of the short-lived Atlantic Records distributed label Third Stone Records- an imprint he owned alongside actor Michael Douglas.[1] He and Riperton had two children, son Marc, who works as a music engineer with Rudolph, and daughter Maya, a film and television actress, who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live.[2]

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  1. ^ "Label: Third Stone Records". Rate Your Music. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Windolf, Jim (March 3, 2008). "Chicks with Shticks". vanityfair.com. Retrieved August 11, 2008. 

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