Harm Oost

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Harm Oost (1877-1964). Journalist, playwright and actor.

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

A friend of Gustav Preller, he became an important member of the Afrikaans-Hollandse Toneelvereniging (AHTV) and author of its first-performed play and firm favourite, Ou Daniel (Ou' Daniel : oorspronkelik Afrikaans toneelspelletje), which he wrote in 1906 in anticipation of the association’s establishment.

Sources

See Du Toit, 1988 [TH, JH]

Stellenbosch University Library catakoue.

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