TREWHELA, Ralph (1911-1983) Composer, lyricist, broadcaster, playwright and copyright specialist.
Composed light music, notabaly some popular songs during the 2nd World War (e.g. "So Long Sarie" and "There's a Boy up North"). His book Song Safari (19**) traces the history of South African light music. Later worked for Gallo Records as administrator and a specialist on international copyright.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Wrote and composed a number of musical shows including Happy Landings (19**), Eldorado (Brooke Theatre, 1960), * He worked with Anthony Farmer and Adam Leslie as composer on Sextet (1957), Ever Since Eve (1958), and I Spy (1959).
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