D.F. Malherbe

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(1881-1969) Novelist, poet, playwright, translator, fiery activist for Afrikaans and first professor of Afrikaans in South Africa (at the Grey University College). *** A member of the Bloemfontein Onze Taal from 1910 onwards. Wrote * plays, including Koringboere (1926?*), Meester (1929?*), Die Meul Dreun (19*), Op die Trekpad (1931) **, . Translated The Merchant of Venice (As Die Koopman van Venesië, 19**), Also performed as actor in some plays for the GUK Dramatic Society , including his own Meester in 1929, a production he also directed. [TH, JH]


Du Toit, 1988

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