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Alan Hawkshaw Death Cause: Countdown And Grange Hill Composer Dies Aged 84


The composer of the iconic theme music of the TV shows Grange Hill and Countdown Alan Hawkshaw passed away. He was 86 years of his age at the time of his death. The talent agency DNA Music Ltd confirmed the death news of Alan. The industry further stated that he was hospitalized due to pneumonia at the starting of the week. Along with that, he had also suffered from the fourth stroke a few months ago, however, he was recovering from that, but later his health was deteriorating. Obtain all the further information regarding Alan Hawkshaw death news and reasons.

Alan Hawkshaw Death Cause: Countdown And Grange Hill Composer Dies Aged 84

It is being said he was recovering from his fourth stroke in the month of July, but later his health started worsening. All of his family and fans are in immense shock. All of his fans are sending condolence messages to his family and paying tribute to the deceased. A wave of grief has been surrounded everywhere after Alan’s sudden death news. His family members are performing his last rites. As of now, he is survived by his wife named Christine. She is heartbroken after this terrible tragedy. She shared that “she spent the last hours gazing at each other with love, holdings hand, no needs for words.”

Alan Hawkshaw Passes Away

Christine further said that she told Alan that they will be together forever. She added she knew he was at peace. Along with his wife, The Leeds-born musician also left a sorrow note on Social Media that reads they worked together in more than 35 movies and numerous television programmes. A huge number of people are mourning Alan’s death. Tom Hourigan also appreciates Alan Hawkshaw and his iconic tunes in British TV history including Grange Hill. He was also behind Channel 4 News and Countdown.

Alan Hawkshaw debuted his career in the 1960s he got associated with Emile Ford & The Checkmates. He also toured with The Rolling Stones. Later in 1970, he joined Newton-John as a musical director and pianist. He also gave a music sample titled Jay-Z song pray. The sample was featured in the American Gangster album. Later in 2004, he introduced The Alan Hawkshaw Foundation which is associated with the Performing Rights Society.

He initiated a scholarship programme to support the underprivileged talented musicians at the Leeds College of music. At the beginning of this year, he was also rewarded with a British Empire Medal for his dedication and service to the music industry. Our thoughts, prayers, and supports are with his family. May the pure soul will rest in peace. Stay connected with Social Telecast for more information and updates.


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