Biographies

Martin Plaut was born in Cape Town, South Africa in May 1950.  His parents were Erwin Plaut and Faith Plaut. His father was a furniture... read more
Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje was born on 9 October 1876 in the Boshof district of the Orange Free State. His parents were Christians who belong... read more
Joyce Piliso-Seroke was born in Crown Mines, Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) on 11 July 1933. She completed her matric at Kilnerton Hi... read more
Powell was born in Kenya. She studied Fine Art of the Durban College of Art (now the Durban Institute of Technology), and for a three-year D... read more
He was born in 1960 at KwaMashu, Durban. He passed his matric in 1978 at Isibonelo High School in KwaMashu. He is a graphic artist who studi... read more
She was born in Beckenham, London. The family emigrated to South Africa in 1927. She obtained a BA(FA) in 1950 from UN(P). From 1941 to 1950... read more
Pokela was one of the Africanist in the African National Congress Youth League who broke off to found Pan Africanist Congress in 1959. In 19... read more
An active member of the Transvaal Indian Youth Congress in the early 1950s and a delegate to the 1953 World Festival of Youth in Bucharest.... read more
Dawood Parker was the Chairman of the Wynberg Civic Association. He played a prominent role in local civic affairs. He was a leading voice i... read more
James Philips was born in Sophiatown into a working class family on 11 December 1919. His father died while he was still young and this had... read more
Victor Poto was born in 1897 at Libode in western Pondoland, attended Healdtown and the' South African Native College (later Fort Hare),... read more
Pauline Podbrey was born as Pauline Podbrez in Lithuania. She arrived with her family in Durban in 1933 at the age of eleven, alth... read more

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