Dom Moraes

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Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 2, 2004 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1938
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 2, 2004 (65)

About

Indian poet and author known for such English-language works as A Beginning and John Nobody. Also an editor and television documentary director, he worked for The Asia Magazine and for both ITV and the BBC.

Before Fame

He was the son of a Bombay editor and studied at St. Mary's School (India) and at Jesus College, Oxford (England).

Trivia

Following his service as a war-time correspondent in Israel, Algeria, and Vietnam, he became a member of the United Nations in 1976.

Family Life

He was married three times. His third wife, Leela Naidu, was a prominent Indian actress.

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He interviewed the Dalai Lama in 1959 when the two men were both in their early twenties.

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