Matthew Strachan

Born 11 December 1970
Matthew Strachan
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1970-12-11
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Matthew Strachan

Matthew Strachan Biography (Wikipedia)

Matthew Strachan ( or; born 11 December 1970) is an English composer and singer-songwriter.

His best known work is the music for the television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? written with his father Keith, and the BBC Radio 4 World War I drama series Home Front. He has also contributed music to film and television productions such as Extract, The Detectives, Question Time, Winning Lines, jingles for several television commercials, and scores for stage musicals.

As a singer-songwriter Strachan is regarded as having a bittersweet style, often employing satire and characterisation to make political points about unusual subjects such as social networking and the media. As a composer of stage musicals he is noted for writing songs with a complete narrative arc.

Strachan has won twelve awards from ASCAP (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers) and in 2012 received the ASCAP Hall of Fame Award in recognition of ten consecutive wins for the soundtrack of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

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