Harm Oost

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Harm Oost (1877-1964) was a journalist, playwright and actor.

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

A close friend of Gustav Preller, he became an important member of the Afrikaans-Hollandse Toneelvereniging (AHTV) and author of its first-performed play and firm favourite, Ou Daniël, which he wrote in 1906 in anticipation of the association’s establishment.


See Du Toit, 1988 [TH, JH]

Stellenbosch University Library catalogue.

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