Gail Lakier

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Gail Lakier (19*-) [1]. Lyricist.

She is the daughter of Bertha Egnos.

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

She wrote the lyrics and Bertha composed the music for an LP record titled The Warrior which subsequently became the basis for Ipi Tombi which opened at the Brooke Theatre on 25 March 1974 after a run in Perth.

Together with Bertha Egnos she created Lulu Wena which was staged at the Brooke in 1977.

She wrote the songs for Bertha Egnos’s Ipi-Tombi II, the [NOW Generation which was launched at the Victory Theatre in 1989.


Tucker, 1997.

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