Biographies

Born Judith Seelander Menge on 10 October 1938 in Pretoria, Judith Mason is one of the most well known South African artists. She matriculat... read more
South African musician, Abdullah Ibrahim was born on the 9 October 1934 in Cape Town, South Africa. Born Adolph Johannes Brand, he converted... read more
Adam Glasser was born on the 20th September, 1955 in Cambridge, England, then later moved to Johannesburg, South Africa with his family wher... read more
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Eminent sociologist and political analyst Professor Lawrence Schlemmer was born in Pretoria, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 11 September 1936. A... read more
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa was born on 21 July 1921 in Zululand, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal). His father’s first wife with whom he had three child... read more
Mthuli ka Shezi was a leading Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) intellectual. He was also a playwright and a cultural activist. He was pres... read more
Professor Willem Petrus Esterhuyse (Willie) Esterhuyse was born in 1936 in Laingsburg, Western Province (now Western Cape), on his father’s... read more
Frederik Bester Howard (Erik) Laubscher was born on 3 February 1927 in Tulbagh, in the Cape. His father was a Glasgow trained physician with... read more
Francois Roux was born in 1927 at Fort Victoria, Masvingo, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). He attended the Boys High School, Stellenbosch... read more
Dr Arthur David (Kin) Bensusan was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) in 1921. The son of a physician, he schooled at St John's C... read more
Penelope Jane Dunlop (P.J. Powers) was born in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on 16 July 1960. She chose PJ Powers as her stage name using her i... read more

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