Matt Katz-Bohen is a Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, writer, producer and composer. He has been a part of the iconic group Blondie since 2008, and has toured internationally with Cyndi Lauper since 2018. He began piano at age 7, moved onto cello, violin and guitar, attending New York City’s LaGuardia High
School (the “Fame” school).
Matt joined the Blondie band on keyboards for the 2008 Parallel Lines tour. He has since toured with them all over the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan and North and South America. He has co-written hit songs with them (“What I Heard”, “A Rose by Any Name”). He has also produced and written for RuPaul, Raja, and Manila Luzon; he has toured and/or played with Boy George, Tony Bennett, Ashford and Simpson, Psychic TV, and Sharon Needles, as well as acting as Assistant Music Director for Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway and the Hedwig National US Tour.
In 2018, Katz-Bohen formed a musical supergroup, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, along with vocalist Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under, Hedwig, Lazarus), and drummer Peter Yanowitz (Wallflowers, Natalie Merchant, Morningwood). Katz-Bohen’s daughter, Ana, conceptualized the name of the new band, who released their self-titled ep in March 2020.
Katz-Bohen has composed for film and TV, most recently scoring the virtual premier of Snowpiercer on TNT.
Composer / Music Director / Audio Design