Aandster Ver

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Aandster Ver ("evening star far") is an Afrikaans musical by Xander Haagen (1924-2000).

The original text

Written, composed and directed by Haagen, it was at the time billed as the first genuine Afrikaans musical in the 1961 programme.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1961: First performed by the music department at the University of Pretoria, directed by Haagen, with a cast that included Barbara Veenemans (as "Tessa"), Mathilde Hanekom ("Bessie"), Marita Knobel, Lourens Odendaal and George Kok.



Musicus Vol. 29, Iss 1, , Sep, 846, 2001.


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