Ants Kirsipuu

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Ants Kirsipuu, (1927-2003) was a linguist and translator.

Biography

He was born in Estonia and came to South Africa in 1950 and later married Wilma Stockenström. He learnt Afrikaans well enough to do translations into Afrikaans within seven years of his arrival.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He translated Max Frisch's Andorra and A Hundred Years Old by the Quintero brothers.

Sources

Die Taalgenoot, 26(7), 1957.

Lantern, 7(1), 1957.


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