Mazisi Kunene

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KUNENE, Mazisi. (1930-2006) Poet, Novelist and playwright. ??** Born in Natal, obtained a master's degree in Zulu Poetry at the University of Natal. Left South Africa in 1959, to work at the Universities of London, Stanford and California. Returned to become Professor of Zulu Language and Literature at the University of Natal and was elected Africa's Poet Laureate in 1993. Wrote Moipone (performed 1996). ??**

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