Harry Burton

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Harry Burton (fl. mid 19th century) was a local amateur or semi-professional performer in Cape Town.

Also found as H. Burton.


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

. He was a member of the private (i.e. non regimental) concert company known as Amateur Coloured Troupe in the Minstrelsy[1] style popularized by the Christy Minstrels. They were active in Cape Town between 1869 and 1871. He apparently also performed for Disney Roebuck and was f


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 279,

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