Biographies

Fred Page is best-known for his eerie images which, according to one critic, have made him known as ‘a kind of Hitchcock among painters’. Pa... read more
Molefe Pheto grew up in Alexandra, Johannesburg. As a talented young boy who displayed many interests in the arts, he was sent to London to... read more
Myron Peters was born in Durban and became active in the Black Consciousness Movement and the Natal Indian Congress. He worked as a voluntee... read more
George Edward Peake was a founding member and national Chairperson of the South African Coloured People's Organisation (SACPO) in... read more
David Perumal lived in Derby Street, Durban, Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) and worked at College Clothing in Albert Street. He was educated up t... read more
  Berney Perez was born in 1948 in Cape Town, Western Province (now Western Cape) and raised here. He worked as an office machine techn... read more
Hector Pieterson was born in 1963. He became the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto uprising in apartheid South Africa when a newspaper photogr... read more
Billy Paddock was of Irish extraction and grew up in Durban in the 1950s. He attended Glenwood High School and excelled at athletics: he won... read more
Born in Queenstown in 1833, Ruth Prowse is known for her significant contribution to South African Art. She spent her childhood on the slope... read more
Pule Pheto, son of activist and poet Molefe Pheto, was born in Soweto 1966. At The age of 12, his parents were exiled and the family moved t... read more
Francis Zaccharius Santiago Peregrino was a journalist and public intellectual who, in the early 1900s, challenged notions of Black racial i... read more
Abraham Pule was released from Robben Island prison on the 21st of March 1991. His prison number was 45/5658. He was born in Sowet... read more

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