Roelof Temmingh

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TEMMINGH, Roelof (1946-2012). South African composer of mostly classical music.



Lecturer in composition and musicology in the Music Department at Stellenbosch University from 1973 and appointed Associate Professor in 1992.

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

Temmingh composed the following operas (with Michael Williams as librettist):


Wayne Muller. 2018. A reception history of opera in Cape Town: Tracing the development of a distinctly South African operatic aesthetic (1985–2015). Unpublished PhD thesis.

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