Nick Padron (author)

Mr. Nicolas Padron
Nick Padron, author, composer, recording artist, stage and TV performer

Nick padron

Nick Padron (a.k.a. Gabriel Hemingway) grew up in New York City and currently resides in Madrid, Spain, and in Miami, Florida. He studied writing and literature at New York University.

            As a musician and composer, he performed with several musical groups. As a solo artist, he recorded with RCA Victor International, where he also produced other artists in the U.S. and abroad. He is the creator of Diablero, (, a rock opera based on Carlos Castaneda’s books. To date, he has published over one hundred musical works for all kinds of television productions. Twenty of his songs have been recorded and released in the United States and international markets.

            His television work includes writing comedy sketches, interviews (with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Quentin Tarantino, and others). His regular performances in top TV shows in Spain (with Javier Barden, Pedro Almodovar…) as musical director and cast member include the highly acclaimed, award-winning series Esta Noche Cruzamos El Mississippi.  

            His short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies in the United States, Canada, Spain, and Japan. His novella, It Tolls For Thee, was rated number one at Zoetrope All-Story series. He is the author of three novels, including Gabriel Hemingway’s The Cuban Scar and Missing Symphony, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award finalist. His award-winning novelette, Sylvia’s Island, published by RW Press will be in bookstores everywhere in July 2020. His short fiction collection, Souls in Exile, is scheduled for release by Adelaide Books, New York in November 2020. His newest novel The Exhumation, published by TouchPoint Press, will be in stores in 2021.

His professional memberships:

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) U.S.A.

Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) Spain

Artistas Interpretes o Ejecutantes (AIE) Spain

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