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Rocco is a Dutch dramatic poem ("dramatisch gedicht") by Arnold (Nicolaas Arnoldus Wijnstok, 1830-1878)[1].

The original text

Published in 1856 by Allart & Van der Made, Amsterdam

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1862: Performed in Dutch by the rederijkerskamer Aurora as its first production in August, along with Schijn Bedriegt ("appearances deceive") by "Neef Paul", and recitals of lyric poetry.


Gerd Aage Gillhoff. 2013. The Royal Dutch Theatre at the Hague 1804–1876. Amsterdam: Springer - p.3[2]

Ludwig Wilhelm Berthold Binge. 1969. Ontwikkeling van die Afrikaanse toneel (1832-1950). Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: p.465

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