Labi Siffre (born in London, 25th June 1945) is a British writer, who has also made nine albums of music and appeared on TV. He also organises workshops and writes plays and poetry. A very busy man.

Incidentally, Labi Siffre is black. And gay. From his own website ( "Labi Siffre has no hobbies and likes a very dry vodka Martini (ice out, with an olive)."
His website is also the perfect place to find his poetry and much more."