J. de Jongh

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There are two people listed as J. de Jongh by F.C.L. Bosman (1928; 1980):

Miss J. de Jongh (17**-18**)

She was a young amateur performer in Cape Town during the 1820s. She is also listed as J.H. de Jongh on occasion.

Contribution to South African theatre and performance

A member of C.E. Boniface's company Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense.

She danced as one of the "Jonge Jufvrouwen" ("young women") in De Vrouw met Twee Mannen (15 October, 1825), as well as the Corps de Ballet of 48 dancers (mostly children) in the Grand Finale of Ballet which ended the evening's entertainment.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928[1]: p. 295-7.

Mr J. de Jongh (fl. 1860-1890)

He was a Dutch speaking citizen of Cape Town, and an amateur actor.

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

A member of and actor for the Cape Town based rederijkerskamer called Aurora II (1866-1887).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.457-460

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