J.D. Kestell

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John Daniel Kestell (1854-1941) was a theologian, pastor and playwright.

He also wrote under the pseudonym Leinad


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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