(18*-19*) 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*), **, . Translated The Merchant of Venice (As Die Koopman van Venisië, 19**), Also performed as actor in some plays for the GUK Dramatic Society , including his own Meester in 1929.
See Du Toit, 1988 [TH, JH]
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