Professor Sir Raymond (Bill) Hoffenberg was born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) on 16 March 1923. He went to school in Port Elizabeth and excelled at sport. Later in life, he excelled at squash and golf.
He was a bright pupil at school; twice he jumped years and he matriculated at 15. He was too young to go to university, so he did an extra year at school; his subjects included Greek and English literature, and he always remained... read more