Benedict Taylor (musician)

Benedict Taylor
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Background information
Born Kendal, United Kingdom
Occupation(s) Musician, violist/composer
Instruments Viola
Years active 2000–present

Benedict Taylor (born 1982) is a British avant-garde composer and violist, who works within contemporary music and improvisation.


He was born in Kendal near the English Lake District and is the son of the Kendal based author Caroline Moir. He studied viola at the Royal Northern College of Music (2000–2004) with Roger Bigley – Lindsay Quartet, Thomas Riebl, Steve Berry (improvisation), Chris Rowland (chamber music). From 2008–2010, he then read ethnomusicology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is married to Indian actress Radhika Apte since 2012. [1]

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