Mr Gough

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Mr Gough (fl 1850s) was a semi-professional singer and performer.


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

He worked as performer with Sefton Parry during Parry's second visit to the Cape colony (1857-1863) and founded a minstrel troupe, called the Ethiopian Serenaders, in Cape Town in 1858. Confusingly the troupe was on occasion possibly also referred to as the Christy Minstrels.


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

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