Biographies

Jopie Fourie was born in the Pretoria district in 1878. He was a scout and dispatch rider during the South African War, and was wounded... read more
Leo Francois Rbc was born in Chemnitz, Germany, 1870. Francois, a long serving President of the NSA, was a protagonist with SASA in his ques... read more
Athol Fugard, born Harold Athol Lanigan Fugard in the remote village of Middleburg on 11 June 1932, grew up in Port Elizabeth. His father wa... read more
Born in 1927 in Rosettenville Forman was a barrister and a journalist. He was author of the first book on the trial, 'You Can Hang For T... read more
James Ford was born in Cornwall, England. He is listed as a member in the SASA Exhibition of Pictures catalogue of 1904, but there... read more
Born in Benoni in 1928, Lawrence started voice training with Alan Webster and music theory with Gillian Davies who trained the Benoni Orpheu... read more
Bill Flynn was born on 13 December 1948 in Cape Town.  He was a stage and screen actor, known for his roles in films like Heel Aga... read more
Percy Fitzpatrick best known for his book, Jock of the Bushveld and other children's books. Fitzpatrick was one of the leaders of Johann... read more
Theophilus Dymond Field was born in Tunbridge Wells, England c.1871. He trained at the Brighton School of Art and became proficient in water... read more
Born Ballarat, Australia, 1881; died Johannesburg, 1953. Fern arrived in Johannesburg as a child in 1890, and was taught oil painting by a n... read more
Stephanie Faure was born on 9 September 1894 in Pretoria. She was the daughter of Jacobus C. Faure who was a civil servant of the Transvaal... read more
Basil February was born in District Six in 1944. His family moved around several times, living  in places like Elsies River, Saldanha B... read more

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