Louis Eksteen (1930-2001), prominent Afrikaans academic and lexicographer. Theatre critic.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
According to G.J. Joubert Hoofstad's Louis Eksteen is a linguist. He is fair and his reviews show no signs of undue sharpness. Eksteen protests against permissive tendencies whenever these become manifest in performances.
He was an enthusiastic amateur theatre actor.
Joubert, G.J. 1974.
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Tribute written by Thalyta Swanepoel published in Die Burger, 18 October 2001.
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