Mari (Markus) Gomori was born in Budapest Hungary in 1946, her parents having survived the Holocaust. In 1951 the whole family were deported by the communists for being ‘class aliens’ and lost their home again. In 1956 Mari’s family escaped to Austria.They settled in England and after training at RADA Mari worked in theatre and television. In 1989 Mari set up the Mari Markus Gomori Concerts for Children an organization she ran for twenty years, presenting over 80 concerts in 12 cities. She has been married for thirty-one years to George Gomori and they have together been editing and publishing books of poetry.