Corlia Fourie (1944-) Journalist, playwright, novelist and writer.
Cornelia (Corlia) Hilda Fourie was born on 11 December 1944 in Kuils River. Her father was the Hertzog Prize winner Mikro (CH Kühn). She matriculated at the Hendrik Verwoerd High School in Pretoria and in 1965 she obtained a BA degree at Stellenbosch University.
She then stopped writing for the theatre and turned to children's books, and later short stories and novels, winning numerous awards.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Her story, Die meisie wat soos ’n bottervoël sing (1991), was set to music by the composer Peter Klatzow and the work was performed with an orchestra and narrator as Tintinyane in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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