Thursday, 23 September 2010

Britain is no longer a country for composer Geoffrey Burgon

The composer Geoffrey Burgon, remembered for some of the most memorable music for television drama has died aged 69 and Britain has lost a beautiful, shining light .

He composed the music for :

* BBC's television dramatisation of John le Carré's 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' in 1979 :

* The 'Life of Brian' in 1979 :

* 'Brideshead Revisited' in 1981 :

* 'The Chronicles of Narnia' in 1988 and later claimed one of the highlights of his career was when he was standing in the checkout line in Tesco, "and a little girl about 10 years old started singing the theme from Narnia and I thought, 'Wow, that is really nice.' :

* The Forsyte Saga (2002) :

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