Alfred Herbert (“Alf”). (19**-). Musical promotor and impressario.
He was the son of the famous Jewish actress Sarah Sylvia.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He was one of the first people to promote black entertainers, both in townships and beyond. He presented the African Jazz/Township Jazz concert series in 1956 at the City Hall which was very popular, but of course performed to segregated audiences.
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