Dom Moraes’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

July 19, 1938

Death Date

June 2, 2004

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Bandra West, Mumbai, India



The poet Dom Moraes died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

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

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

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

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