Biographies

Amos Langdown was born on 7 May 1930, in Plettenberg Bay. He was involved for many years in art education. He trained as a teacher at the Zo... read more
La Guma was a writer, a leader of the South African Coloured People's Organisation (SACPO) and a defendant in the Treason Trial. Born i... read more
Ezrom Kgobonyane Sebata Legae was born in Vrededorp, Johannesburg in 1938. He attended school at St. Cyprians and Madibane High School. In 1... read more
Molatodi Thomas Lehupela was born on 7 September 1962 in Paradys Location, Thaba' Nchu in the Free State Province. He attended Penyang Prima... read more
Born on 9 June 1969, in Masvingo, Zimbabwe, Kim Ludbrook grew up in Kwa-Zulu Natal. After completing his national service he moved to Englan... read more
He was born in Grangemouth, Scotland. He settled in Durban which was to be his home for the rest of his life.  He attended part-time ar... read more
Born in Cape Town, Lurie studied (Philosophy, Economics) and taught (Philosophy) at UCT before going to the London School of Economics where... read more
Neville Allan Lewis was in born Cape Town, 1895. Considered in the 1940s to be South Africa’s premier society portraitist, Lewis was steeped... read more
Levitan was born in Johannesburg where he graduated as an architect in the 1950s. He moved to Cape Town in the late 1970s where he worked as... read more
Chris Ledochowski was born in 1956 in Pretoria. He grew up in Johannesburg and from 1968 to 1974 he attended Waterford- Kamhlaba, a non raci... read more
Lekota was born in Kroonstad on 13 August 1948, into a working class family where he was the eldest of seven children. Most of Lekota’s scho... read more
Stephen Lee was arrested in 1978 while completing his Master’s Degree in Sociology at the University of Cape Town. At the time he was a Brit... read more

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