Anthony Cooke

Anthony Cooke
 

ANTHONY John Cooke, a visionary schoolmaster who made an immense contribution to the cultural life of Yorkshire has died aged 81.
His personal and professional connections were nationwide and international, and there are many who are thankful for his enterprise and energy.
For a quarter of a century he was director of music at Leeds Grammar School from where at least eight pupils went on to become University Organ Scholars during his tenure. Many more pursued other successful music careers, including international counter-tenor Robin Blaze.
For generations, Leeds Grammar School sustained a... read more

 
20 October 2012 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 17
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