Leonard Lewisohn was a distinguished scholar of Persian literature and Sufism, known for his extensive research and translations of Persian mystical poetry. A senior lecturer at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter, Lewisohn’s work focused on the works of Rumi, Hafez, and other Sufi poets, illuminating their spiritual and philosophical dimensions. His publications, including translations and critical studies, have significantly contributed to the understanding and appreciation of Persian Sufi literature in the English-speaking world. Lewisohn’s scholarship is celebrated for its depth, clarity, and dedication to preserving the rich heritage of Persian mysticism.