Mrs J.H. Leffler

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Mrs J.H. Leffler (fl. 1860s and 1870s) was a singer and actress.

Also found as Mrs Leffler

She was billed as a member of the Royal Opera Company, London, when she came to South Africa with her husband, Henry Harper, and miss Annette Hirst in the Harper-Leffler Company, to perform six concerts of opera selections in the Commercial Exchange and the Mutual Hall, Cape Town between 5 August - 9 September 1868.

According to Du Toit (1988), a Harper-Leffler Company also performed as permanent "repertory" company active in Kimberley during the 1890s.

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: 243-9.

P.J. du Toit. 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica

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