My history hero: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Sir Lenny Henry, writer, actor and comedian, chooses a British composer and conductor as his history hero

Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor visited the US on several occasions, where he was held in such high regard that he was dubbed the 'African Mahler'. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the December 2018 issue of BBC History Magazine

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