Sacha Skarbek is a British Ivor Novello Award two-time winner and Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, film scorer and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for writing James Blunt's hit singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover" as well as Miley Cyrus' hit song "Wrecking Ball". Skarbek has worked with artists such as Adele, Lana Del Rey, Jason Mraz, Tears for Fears, Duffy and many more.
Skarbek was raised in the Camden Town area of London. He is the son of psychotherapist Andrzej Skarbek and journalist and writer Marjorie Wallace, who was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire for founding the mental health charity SANE. His brother, Stefan Skarbek, is also a songwriter and music producer.
He's a classically trained musician, taught by distinguished pianist Ronald Smith. He received music scholarships to Northbourne Park and The King's School, Canterbury. After graduating from University of Oxford with a degree in music, Sacha was musical director and keyboard player for Neneh Cherry, Beverley Knight, Alisha's Attic and Jon Bon Jovi.