About Ed

Ed Bell Writer Composer Lyricist

Ed Bell is a writer, musician and educator.

With Christian Duhamel he wrote My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend, a one-woman show that premiered at The Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts in April 2017. In Summer 2017 he was an Artist in Residence at Oriental DreamWorks in Shanghai.

Ed’s music has been performed at Brasserie Zédel and The Battersea Barge in London, The Duplex Cabaret and Piano Bar in New York, The ACT Theatre in Seattle, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As a music director he’s worked on projects in London, New York, Los Angeles, Edinburgh, Philadelphia and Leeds.

Ed has been working in education for over a decade and created The Song Foundry, a leading resource site for songwriters, in 2014. He teaches and lectures regularly and is a regular contributor to Songwriting Magazine. His first book, The Art of Songwriting, was published in July 2017.

He’s a graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music London, an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, and a proud member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild of America.

Ed was born in the UK and lives between Yorkshire, London and the US. Er spricht Deutsch y habla español, and has visited over thirty countries. You can follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter.

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