- Daniel Avorgbedor
(b Oyo, May 29, 1905; d Ravenna, OH, March 1987). Nigerian composer and organist. After receiving early musical training from his father and from Ekundayo Phillips, he went to London in 1934, where he studied the organ privately with George Oldroyd, G.D. Cunningham and Rubbra; he subsequently became a fellow of the Royal College of Organists and Trinity College of Music. Sowande studied at the University of London (BMus ...