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Matthew Strachan Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Death, Cause Of Death | Who Was Composer Matthew Strachan? Bio, Wiki

Who was Matthew Strachan?

Matthew Strachan, 11 December 1970 – September 2021, was an English composer and singer-songwriter.

His best-known work is the music for the British television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? written with his father Keith, which would become a global franchise, and the BBC Radio 4 World War I drama series Home Front. He also wrote music to film and television productions such as ExtractThe DetectivesQuestion TimeWinning Lines, jingles for several television commercials, and scores for stage musicals.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? composer Matthew Strachan dies at 50

Matthew Strachan, the composer who co-wrote the theme music for Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, has died at the age of 50.

He wrote the quiz show’s theme and dramatic incidental music with his father Keith.

It became well-known around the world thanks to the program’s many international versions.

Strachan also composed for The National Lottery and EastEnders and created a series of fake 1970s porn soundtracks.

“Matthew was loved by his family and he will be sadly missed,” Keith Strachan told the BBC.

“He was a warm, funny, and talented human being.”

The father-and-son team wrote a total of 95 pieces of music for the show over eight days in 1998.

They went on to win them the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers’ award for the most-broadcast piece of music on US TV for 10 years in a row, earning them a place in the organization’s hall of fame.

Speaking to BBC Radio London in 2014, Strachan recalled the “unusual circumstances” in which he was called in to write the iconic score.

He said: “… A non-broadcast pilot had been made of the show and it was very unsuccessful, it just didn’t work.

Matthew Strachan Cause of Death

Strachan died on 22 September 2021 at his home in Twickenham, London at the age of 50 years according to BBC. The cause of death is not revealed yet. 

Matthew Strachan Biography, Wiki

Strachan was born on 11 December 1970 in London, United Kingdom. Strachan’s full name is Matthew Strachan. Matthew completed his schooling at  Caterham High School. He completed his education at Goldsmiths College, University of London. 

In this blog, you can read all the details of Matthew Strachan Wiki, Biography, Age, Death, Parents, Ethnicity, Wife, Children, Net Worth & More.

Real/Full NameMatthew Strachan
Profession/OccupationComposer 
Nick NameMatthew
Age50
Date Of Birth/Birthday11 December 1970
Date of Death22 September 2021
Religion/CasteNot Known
Zodiac/Sun SignSagittarius
NationalityBritish
Birth PlaceLondon, United Kingdom
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBernadette Strachan
Children1
School NameCaterham High School
College NameGoldsmiths College, University of London
Educational QualificationGraduate

Matthew Strachan Wife and Children

Matthew was married and his wife’s name is Bernadette Strachan who is a British Author. Matthew had a daughter named Niamh. His wife is also a novelist and worked as a voiceover agent and producer of Radio ads.

Bernadette wrote many books like How to Lose A Husband and Gain a Life, Why Do We Have To Live With Men, Ruby in the Dust, and many more.

Matthew Strachan Career

Matthew Strachan started his career with his first job which was to write 5 songs for the BBCTV drama Boogie Outlaws. He created lyrics and scores for the stage musicals about Bill and Next Door’s Baby.

He was the 12 times winner of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. He got the ASCAP hall of fame Award in 2012.

Strachan composed many music themes for:

  • A Quiet Place I’ve Waited, Nono Records (2017)
  • Live at the St James Theatre, Nono Records (2013)
  • 37203, Nono Records (2004)
  • Save The King’s Head, Nono Records (2000)
  • The Rock Serious Electric Roadshow, Nono Records (1993)

Matthew created many soundtracks and musicals for:

  • As Is & Passing By, Nessus Records (2013)
  • Music for Theatre, Nessus Records (2011)
  • Next Door’s Baby, Nessus Records (2006)
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – Soundtrack, Celador Records (2000)
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – Interactive Game, Sony
  • Toy Story Sing-Along, Disney (1997)

Matthew Strachan Net Worth

Matthew Strachan was an English composer and singer-songwriter who has an estimated Net Worth of around $4 Million in 2021.

Matthew Strachan FAQ’s

Who was Matthew Strachan?

Matthew Strachan, 11 December 1970 – September 2021, was an English composer and singer-songwriter.

What was Matthew Strachan best known for?

His best-known work is the music for the British television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? written with his father Keith, which would become a global franchise, and the BBC Radio 4 World War I drama series Home Front.

How did Matthew Strachan die?

Matthew Strachan died on 22 September 2021 at his home in Twickenham, London at the age of 50 years according to BBC. The cause of death is not revealed yet. 

Who is Matthew Strachan’s wife?

Matthew was married and his wife’s name is Bernadette Strachan who is a British Author. Matthew had a daughter named Niamh. His wife is also a novelist and worked as a voiceover agent and producer of Radio ads.

 

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