Mr Durban (fl. mid 19th century) was a Cape Town resident and amateur performer.
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He is mentioned by Bosman (1980) as performing songs, as an interlude, on 17 July 1860 during performances by the Cape Town Dramatic Club of Power and Principle (Schiller/Barnett) and Two Heads are Better than One (Horne).
He also led a minstrels troupe known as the Ethiopian Minstrels (or D'Urban's Ethiopian Minstrels), that participated in a "Grand Entertainment" put on by Mr St George in March of 1861. They performed a "Variety of Negro Melodies" on the occasion.
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