Stuart Mitchell

Scottish composer and pianist and celebrated in the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2005-2012

Stuart Mitchell (21 December 1965 – 15 August 2018)[1] was a Scottish pianist and composer. He was best known for his Seven Wonders Suite (2001).[2]

Stuart Mitchell
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Background information
Born(1965-12-21)21 December 1965
Died15 August 2018(2018-08-15) (aged 52)
Years active1995–2018

In 2005, the Mitchell's received media coverage from Reuters, ITN, BBC, and CNN/Fox News when they claimed to have solved a musical code carved into the ceiling design of Rosslyn Chapel.[3]

The Seven Wonders Suite was awarded the number 181 for the most popular classical music work in the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2017.[4]

Mitchell died of lung cancer on 15 August 2018, aged 52.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tributes paid to Edinburgh's Piano Man, Stuart Mitchell". Edinburgh Evening News. 15 August 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  2. "The music of UK Composer and Producer Stuart Mitchell". Stuart Mitchell Music.
  3. "Composer cracks Rosslyn's musical code". The Scotsman. 1 October 2005. Archived from the original on 10 November 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  4. Radio, Global. "Classic FM Hall of Fame".