Australian TV Music Director Geoff Harvey dies at age 83. - Noise11.com
Geoff Harvey

Geoff Harvey

Australian TV Music Director Geoff Harvey dies at age 83.

by Paul Cashmere on March 31, 2019

in News

Australian TV music director legend Geoff Harvey has died at the age of 83 in Berrima, NSW.

Harvey was a constant fixture on Australian television with his daily appearance on The Mike Walsh Show and Midday.

Geoff Harvey was born in London in 1935. He moved to Australia in the early 1960s and joined EMI Records as a producer. Geoff joined Channel Nine Sydney in 1961 and became musical director for Bob Rogers’ Tonight Show. He then worked on Tonight with Dave Allen, the John Laws Show, Barry Crocker’s Sound of Music, Bandstand and The Don Lane Show before joining The Mike Walsh Show.

Harvey composed the theme music for A Current Affair, Today, Sunday and The Sullivans.

Geoff was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2006.

Geoff Harvey was married to television personality Penny Spence. He lived in Berrima with his second wife of 32 years Katrina.

Follow Noise11 on Twitter for news as it happens

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Elton John and PNAU Good Morning To The Night images photo Noise11.com
PNAU And Elton John To Release Second Volume Of Elton Reinventions

Nick Littlemore has confirmed that PNAU are working again with Elton John on a second volume of remixed reinventions of Elton’s catalogue.

2 days ago
Music Victoria
Music Victoria Awards Now Open For Submissions

Music Victoria is thrilled to reveal that the 16th annual Music Victoria Awards will return in 2020 during Melbourne Music Week to celebrate the vast achievements of Victoria’s music community over the last year. Despite live music coming to a standstill since COVID-19 restrictions came in place, there have been huge achievements by the Victorian music community.

2 days ago
Ian Moss Live
Ian Moss To Release ‘Live’ Album

With lockdown in play across Australia Ian Moss is reverted back to the good ol’ fashioned way we got to hear a concert we couldn’t get to from the past … the live album.

2 days ago
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian’s Manager Titus Day Arrested On Fraud Charges

Guy Sebastian’s longtime manager Titus Day was arrested Wednesday night over alleged fraud charges against the singer.

2 days ago
Sia photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sia Is A Grandmother

Sia has become a grandmother at 44.

3 days ago
Jim Kerr of Simple Minds photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Simple Minds and OMD Dates Rescheduled For 2021

Roundhouse Entertainment and Frontier Touring wish to advise that it is necessary to reschedule the SIMPLE MINDS Australian and New Zealand tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Federal and State Government directives. The 40 Years of Hits Tour, originally scheduled for November and December 2020, will now take place in December 2021.

3 days ago
Bluesfest 2021
Bluesfest 2021 Early Bird Tickets Go On Sale

In what will be regarded as an incredible act of bravery Bluesfest has announced Early Bird tickets to its 2021 festival will go on sale today. This announcement comes one week ahead of what is said to be an historical First Artist Announcement next week on July 8th.

4 days ago