Marie van der Merwe

Jump to navigation Jump to search

(1916-) Writer and translator.


She had taken the Translators examination and worked for the SABC, as a secretary to the head of the SABC, and did free lance translation work. She met her husband, Fritz van der Merwe while they were both with the SABC.

Her contribution to the performing arts in South Africa

Besides writing a historical novel, she translated many literary works, notably books and radio dramas. Among the plays she translated have been Die Inspekteur-Generaal (The Inspector General by Nikolai Gogol, 1963 - with S.J. Pretorius) **


Go to South African Theatre/Bibliography

Return to

Return to ESAT Personalities V

Return to South African Theatre Personalities

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page