Sorabji, Kaikhosru Shapurji [Leon Dudley]
- Paul Rapoport
- and Marc-André Roberge
(b Chingford, nr London, Aug 14, 1892; d Winfrith Newburgh, nr Dorchester, Oct 15, 1988). English composer, pianist, and writer on music. The son of an English mother (not Spanish-Sicilian, as has long been assumed) and a Parsi civil engineer from Bombay, he disliked being labelled as English. He was educated privately in London, receiving several years’ training in music. He was a self-taught composer, his known works dating from ...