Porter [Portnoff], Lewis (Robert )
- Gary W. Kennedy
(b Scranton, PA, May 14, 1951). Musicologist and educator. His family changed its surname from Portnoff to Porter around 1952, after moving to North Decatur, Georgia; from 1958 Porter grew up in New York, where he learned violin from the ages of ten to twelve and took up piano. While studying psychology at the University of Rochester (...