Andries de Klerk

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Andries de Klerk (19**-) Playwright.

Also known as A.J.B. de Klerk


Started in Pretoria (with Volksteater?*), then moved to Cape Town (K.A.T.?*). Husband of Hélène Pienaar-De Klerk.



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

He co-wrote a number of plays with his wife Hélène Pienaar-De Klerk, including Die Ring, Die Verstoteling; Plaas-toe and the historical drama Die Ongebore Dag.

He translated a number of plays into Afrikaans, including Grumpy as Oupa Brompie ("Grandfather Grumpy") , The Happiest Days of Your Life as Onnies en Ouers ("teachers and guys") and an unnamed play by Valentin Petrovich Kataev as Vlieg Sonder Vlerke ("Fly without wings").

Awards, etc


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