Tan Yan Wei

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Tan Yan Wei (Yuan)
Birth name Tan Yan Wei
Born (1975-01-28)28 January 1975
Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
Died 27 April 2011(2011-04-27) (aged 36)
Klang Valley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) Composer
Years active 2004–2011
Labels N/A
Associated acts M. Nasir
Website N/A

Tan Yan Wei (28 January 1975 – 27 April 2011),[1] or simply known as Yuan, was a Malaysian composer. He is known for his film scores for the films Puteri Gunung Ledang (2004), 2005 Burmese film Kyan Sit Min, Malaysian 3D English animation film SeeFood and the Malaysian action drama film Bunohan.





Year Title Notes
2004 Puteri Gunung Ledang Composer (Alongside M. Nasir)
2005 Kyan Sit Min Composer
2011 SeeFood Composer (Later taken over by 'Imaginex Studios' after his death)
2011 Bunohan Composer


Awards and nominations[edit]


Year Award Categories Nominated Work Result
2005 18th Malaysian Film Festival[3] Best Music Score Puteri Gunung Ledang (Music Score) Won
2013 25th Malaysian Film Festival[4] Best Original Score Bunohan (Music Score) Won


Illness and Death[edit]

Yan Wei died at the Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur on 27 April 2011 from complications due to hyper thyroid at the age of 36.[5]