Kit Hesketh-Harvey Cause of Death, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth. Kit Hesketh-Harvey, a composer, screenwriter, and musician, died suddenly at the age of 65.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey was well-known for his work on TV shows like The Vicar of Dibley. He was married to actress Katie Rabett, who was also a founding member of the dance group Hot Gossip. She was Prince Andrew’s previous girlfriend until their recent, acrimonious divorce.
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Kit Hesketh-Harvey biography
Hesketh-Harvey was born in Malawi and raised by a Foreign Office family. After graduating from Canterbury Cathedral as a senior chorister, he went on to Tonbridge School in Kent.
He received a choir scholarship to Clare College in Cambridge, where he also participated in the Footlights theater group and studied English literature.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey Cause of Death
Kit Hesketh-Harvey died suddenly and peacefully while listening to Radio 3 and getting ready for a Kit & McConnel broadcast, according to his agency.
He was Sarah Sands’ brother, a journalist, and a former editor of the Evening Standard. His death comes as a double blow to Ms. Sands’ family, who is still searching for her ex-husband, British actor Julian Sands, who went missing while hiking in southern California two weeks ago.
Sarah said, “Kit was dazzling – clever, original, funny, kind. The last time I saw him, he was busy mapping out pilgrim routes across Norfolk; there was always the next adventure, the next joke. He gave and gave and gave.”
Armonico Consort shared the statement on Kit’s passing and which reads,
“We are so saddened to hear of the sudden death of Kit Hesketh Harvey, the genius who was behind our opera librettos from Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’, to the insane ‘Monteverdi’s Flying Circus’. He was a joy to work with, so generous with his time and massively inspiring to us as a young company. Thank you Kit for all you gave and all you kept giving.”
How Did Kit Hesketh-Harvey Die?
“We are devastated to learn today of the death of a long-term PBJ Management friend and client Kit Hesketh-Harvey,” his agent said in a statement.
“A client for over three decades, Kit was a uniquely talented and erudite performer, writer, composer, wit, singer, actor, all-round entertainer, and above all devoted father. [Agency co-founder Peter Bennett-Jones] originally knew kind, clever Kit at university and toured the UK and US with him in The Comedy of Errors in 1978,” a representative at his agency said.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey Wife: Is Kit Hesketh-Harvey married?
Yes, Kit Hesketh-Harvey married actress and academic Catherine Rabett in 1986, and the couple has two children, Augusta and Rollo.
Kit Hesketh-Harvey net worth
Kit Hesketh-Harvey had a net worth of $5 million before his death.