Golden Horse nod: Songwriting is a side gig for lawyer Tan Boon Wah

Tan Boon Wah is one of the three composers and lyricists behind Your Name Engraved Herein, which has been nominated for best original film song at the Golden Horse Awards.
Tan Boon Wah is one of the three composers and lyricists behind Your Name Engraved Herein, which has been nominated for best original film song at the Golden Horse Awards.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

SINGAPORE - Tan Boon Wah may have a full-time day job as a corporate real estate lawyer but he also has a side gig as a musician - a Golden Horse Award-nominated one, no less.

The 44-year-old Singaporean is up for best original film song as one of the three composers and lyricists behind Your Name Engraved Herein - the theme song for the Taiwanese movie of the same name.

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