About Dudley Moore

It is a rare that an entertainer has the ability to act, sing, compose a score, play the piano, and more. A renowned performer, Dudley Moore could do it all. As a legendary musician, composer, actor, and comedian, he astonished fans all over the world with his talents and abilities.

Dudley Stuart John Moore was born on April 19, 1935 in Dagenham, England to John and Ada Moore. He had an older sister, Barbara. He discovered his passion for music at an early age, becoming a choirboy at six and earning a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music at age 11, where he studied harpsichord, organ, violin, musical theory, and composition. At 14, he was playing the organ at church weddings. Later, he earned a scholarship to study music at Magdalen College at Oxford University.

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