J.D. Kestell

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John Daniel Kestell (1854-1941). Playwright.


He was later known as Vader (Father) Kestell, theologian and pastor, devoted military chaplain to the Boer forces in the Anglo-Boer War.

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

Wrote a five act play entitled The Struggle for Freedom using the pseudonym Leinad (1881).

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