Die Swart Engel

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Die Swart Engel ("The black angel") is an Afrikaans play in three acts by Gerhard J. Beukes (1913 - 1998).

The original text

The text was published in Pretoria by J.L. van Schaik in 1947.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1946: First performed in June in the Pretoriussaal ("Pretorius Hall"), Pretoria by Volksteater.

1952: Performed by JAATS in Pretoria, with Ampie Muller and Killa Esterhuizen


Gerhard J. Beukes (1913–1998) by Erika Terblanche, in LitNet 2014-08-21


Copy of a catalogue (handwritten by various hands) of the F.C.L. Bosman collection held at the Nasionale Afrikaanse Letterkunde Museum en Navorsingsentrum (NALN) in Bloemfontein.

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