Een "Rooie"(Tijdens de Kroningsfeesten)
The original text
A comic monologue about a fervent young communist who starts off railing against the archaic traditions and the celebrations for the Queen, then slowly becomes converted to the point of singing along with "long live the queen" at the end. Originally performed by Willem van Zuylen and published in his collected works in 1901.
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Performance history in South Africa
1910: Performed as Een Rooie Tydens de Kroningsfeesten on 31 August by J.A.G. Bremer in celebration of Queen Wilhelmina's birthday by Aurora III in the ANV Saal, Cape Town, , along with a performance of Hans de Portier (Kruyer) in 't Vehoor (Beckmann).
Willem van Zuylen. 1901 Laatste voordrachten van Willem van Zuylen. D. Bolle, Rotterdam. Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (DBNL)
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