Anna M. Louw
Anna M. Louw (Anna Margaretha) (1913-2003) . Novelist and dramatist.
She was born on the farm, Soetwater, near Calvinia. She studied English, Afrikaans, Dutch, German, French and Psychology at Stellenbosch University (BA). She accompanied her husband, L. A. Hurst, to New York, where they lived for two years. At the University of Columbia she took courses in Journalism and Drawing.
Back in South Africa Anna studied at the University of Cape Town (BSocSc). She started writing soon afterwards, when married to her second husband, Gerhard Bassel. They undertook extensive travels through Europe.
Her husband died in 1990. Anna M. Louw died on 12 June, 2003, at Rondebosch, Cape Town.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
A radio play, Twee Broeders Reis Saam, was published in Hoorspelkeur Tafelberg 1983.
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