Turing helped to crack the Enigma code in the Second World War as well as pioneer computer science and artificial intelligence.
The Bank of England announced that the wartime code-breaker will appear on the polymer £50 which is expected to enter circulation by the end of 2021.
His work at Bletchley Park during the Second World War helped defeat the Nazis.
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Experts at the University of Edinburgh believe Turing’s mathematical techniques could be used to test the accuracy of diagnostic tools.
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Old recordings from Alan Turing’s computer have been used to create the compositions.
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He is now in contention to be crowned the greatest person of the 20th century as part of a BBC series.
The winner was announced at a ceremony in London.