Willie Edouin

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Willie Edouin (1846-1908)[1] was an English comedian, actor, dancer, singer, writer, director and theatre manager.

Biography

His daughter, May Edouin, also became a vaudeville performer.

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

He was brought out to perform in South Africa by the Wheeler Theatre Company in March 1902, appearing among other works in Our Flat ().

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Edouin

D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 410, 433

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