Castor en Pollux

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Castor en Pollux (Castor and Pollux) is a small Dutch intermezzo[1], based on the Greek myth[2], written by "an amateur" (most probably Charles Etienne Boniface)

The original text

A crude satire on J. Suasso de Lima, the work was part of, or was an accompaniment to, his satire Nog Net Zoo, a reworking of Clasius, of Het Proces om een Komedie-Lootje.

Performance history in South Africa

1834: The work was performed on 13 September, 1834 in Cape Town, with Valmont de Saint Priest, of De Schipbreukeling (Van Haemstede) and Nog Net Zoo (Boniface).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: p. 330

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