Amos Bailey

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Amos Bailey (fl 1880s-1900s) was a Cape Town theatre lover and musical director.

Founder and leading light of both the Musical and Dramatic Society (in 1888) and of the Woodstock Amateur Operatic Society in Woodstock, Cape Town.

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Sources

D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 51, 302, 423.

P.J. du Toit. 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica

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