Willie Edouin

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


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 ().



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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