Mel Atkey

Composer    Lyricist

Mel Atkey is a Canadian-born composer/lyricist and author now based in London, England.


As a composer, you show enormous promise? you have a wonderful gift for melody, great musicality, a good sense of how to use a chorus to make a song interesting... Lucky you ? such talents are rarer than you know.

Stephen Schwartz, composer of Godspell, The Baker's Wife and Prince of Egypt.

For days now the melody and lyrics … have been ringing in my head, and will not be dislodged. The song is just one of the many pleasures of your compilation CD.

Herbert Kretzmer, lyricist of Les Miserables.

Mel Atkey has written lovely music

New York Times review of A Little Princess.

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