Geoffrey Burgon Net Worth

Geoffrey Burgon Net Worth is
$5 Million

Geoffrey Burgon Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Geoffrey Burgon was born on July 15, 1941 in Hambledon, Hampshire, England as Geoffrey Alan Burgon. He is known for his work on Life of Brian (1979), Longitude (2000) and When Trumpets Fade (1998). He was married to Jacqueline Kroft and Janice Garwood. He died on September 21, 2010 in London, England.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJuly 15, 1941, Hambledon, United Kingdom
DiedSeptember 21, 2010, London, United Kingdom
Place Of BirthHambledon, Hampshire, England, UK
ProfessionComposer, Music Department, Soundtrack
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama
SpouseJacqueline Krofchak (m. 1992–2010)
ChildrenDaniel Burgon
Star SignCancer
1Being asked to write music for Doctor Who (1963) came out of the blue and as a complete surprise. I had previously written only two scores for television, but it was the second of these that attracted director Douglas Camfield. It was a ghost story, the music of which was scored for a small and unusual group of instruments, plus two countertenors. The supernatural quality of the score appealed to Douglas, and I imagine it was the small number of musicians that appealed to the producer, because the Doctor Who (1963) budget ran to just four players, plus myself on whatever I could play, and access to the Radiophonic Workshop. I used the latter quite sparingly, mostly putting selected instruments through a ring modulator to make them sound quite unlike the original, thereby creating a bigger sounding group than I actually had. It was a great experience for an emerging composer, and I am terribly gratified to have been part of such a legendary television phenomenon.
1Despite his numerous highly-regarded compositions for TV programs and film, his main focus was concert music.
2The 1976 performance of his "Requiem" at the Three Choirs Festival made him famous, and led to several major commissions.
3Early in his career, he composed mostly music for ballet and modern dance.
4Burgon was chosen to work on the Doctor Who (1963) serials Doctor Who: Terror of the Zygons: Part One (1975) and Doctor Who: The Seeds of Doom: Part One (1976) because the director of those stories, Douglas Camfield, didn't want to work with the series' regular composer, Dudley Simpson.
5Attended the Guildhall School of Music, London.


Island at War2004TV Mini-Series 6 episodes
The Forsyte Saga2002-2003TV Mini-Series 10 episodes
Ghost Stories for Christmas2000TV Mini-Series 4 episodes
Longitude2000TV Movie
Cider with Rosie1998TV Movie
When Trumpets Fade1998TV Movie
Turning World1997TV Series 3 episodes
Silent Witness1996TV Series 8 episodes
Martin Chuzzlewit1994TV Mini-Series 6 episodes
Screen One1993TV Series 1 episode
Robin Hood1991
The Silver Chair1990TV Series 4 episodes
Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader1989TV Series 6 episodes
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe1988TV Mini-Series 6 episodes
Sophia and Constance1988TV Series 6 episodes
The Happy Valley1987TV Movie
The Death of a Heart1987TV Movie
Turtle Diary1985
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House1985TV Mini-Series 8 episodes
Play for Today1982-1984TV Series 2 episodes
Shades of Darkness1983TV Series 1 episode
Objects of Affection1982TV Series 2 episodes
BBC2 Playhouse1982TV Series 1 episode
Brideshead Revisited1981TV Mini-Series 11 episodes
The Dogs of War1980
Testament of Youth1979TV Mini-Series 5 episodes
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy1979TV Mini-Series 7 episodes
Life of Brian1979music composed by
As You Like It1978TV Movie
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas1974TV Movie as Geoffrey Burgen
BBC Play of the Month1974TV Series 1 episode

Music Department

Gintberg på kanten2012TV Series documentary music - 1 episode
Longitude2000TV Movie conductor
Cider with Rosie1998TV Movie conductor
The Silver Chair1990TV Series conductor - 1 episode
The Death of a Heart1987TV Movie conductor
Turtle Diary1985conductor
BBC2 PlayhouseTV Series conductor - 1 episode, 1982 music arranger - 1 episode, 1982
Brideshead Revisited1981TV Mini-Series conductor - 10 episodes
Doctor Who1975-1976TV Series composer - 10 episodes
W. Somerset Maugham1969TV Series composer - 1 episode


The Dogs of War1980music: "Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries"
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy1979TV Mini-Series writer: "Nunc Dimittis"


Burning Secret1988special thanks


Friday Night, Saturday Morning1981TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

2003BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Original Television MusicThe Forsyte Saga (2002)
2001BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Original Television MusicLongitude (2000)

Nominated Awards

2004BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Original Television MusicThe Forsyte Saga (2002)
1995BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Original Television MusicMartin Chuzzlewit (1994)
1982BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Original Television MusicBrideshead Revisited (1981)

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