Chris Watson

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Musician; (1952)
Tue Feb 21 2023
By   Selena

Chris Watson is a veteran musician known for his years of contribution to sound recording for natural history programmes. In addition to this, he also founded the Sheffield based Industrial rock band ‘Cabaret Voltaire’. 

His experimentation as a musician-led to new developments in different genres of music. He has also amassed a decent fan following all over the world. He mostly works behind the scenes recording sounds for natural history documents. 

Additionally, he has also released several critically acclaimed albums including ‘Weather Report’ which was named as one of the thousand albums to listen to before you die. 

Chris Watson’s Married Life & Past Relationships 

Watson got married to a woman named Maggie, the pair have been together for decades. Together they might have children, but their details have not been disclosed to the public Other than this, there is not much information about the musician and his personal life. 

Chris Watson is married as of June 2021
Chris Watson is married as of now
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In addition to this, Watson has remained secretive about his dating life throughout the years. The nature of his job also means that he spends most of his time behind the scenes. Due to this, he rarely sits in the spotlight and shares details of his romantic life with the media. 

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Chris Watson: Net Worth & Career

Watson has amassed decades of experience in the music and sound effects industry. During the decades he has spent recording sound effects, he has amassed a net worth of around $500,000 according to various sources. For the information, another famous musician, Koe Wetzel has amassed a net worth of $2 million

Chris Watson is a musician and sound recorder
Chris Watson is a musician and sound recorder
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Chris’ royalties and songs also contribute a lot to his net worth. He was born and raised in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, where he has spent most of his life, he might have a property in Sheffield, but this has not been confirmed yet. 

The musician has also released various solo albums, he is known for an experimental style. In fact, some of his work has been compared to sci-fi soundtracks and visionary music. 

He remained a musician while also starting a career in sound recording. He first debuted in the industry in 1981, his first job was at Tyne Tees Television. He mostly background sounds for TV shows like Springwatch and Bill Oddie Back in the USA.

Some of his work has also been used for a charitable cause, in fact, he used calming sounds at a children’s hospital to calm young patients receiving treatment.

During his long career, he has also worked with Sir David Attenborough.

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Chris Watson’s Age And Early Years 

Chris Watson aka Christopher Richard Watson was born in 1952. He is around 69 years old as now. He is a musician and sound recorder who is best known for co-founding Cabaret Voltaire, an experimental band. 

Chris Watson in the field recording Australian wildlife sounds
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The band was started back in 1973 and the original trio was together till 1994 after which they took a long hiatus and restarted their band in 2014.



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