James Hyde

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James Hyde (fl 1880-1890s) was a performer and musical director.


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

He was a member of and musical director for The Edgar Perkins Lyric Opera Company, when it first visited Cape Town in January, 1890, to performe various operas and musical pieces in the Exhibition Theatre. Acted as mus


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 390

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