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Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (14th August 1892-15th October 1988) was a pianist, music journalist, and composer of mixed Parsi and Spanish-Italian/Sicilian descent, who was born and lived in Epping, Essex, England. Although born Leon Dudley, he strongly identified with his Parsi heritage, rather than with his British birth.
His works were influenced by Charles-Valentin Alkan, Ferruccio Busoni (to whom his second piano sonata is dedicated), Leopold Godowsky, Max Reger, Karol Szymanowski, Alexander Scriabin, and Frederick Delius. He was a friend… read more