Biographies

Vera Gow was born on 14 February 1942 in Cape Town. Her primary school years were spent near Evaton in the Free State Province where her fat... read more
Constance  Helen Greaves was born in Brighton, Sussex, England 1882. She was renowned for her work in a field now seen as peculiar to t... read more
He was born and died at Ndwedwe, Natal. He attended school in the Ndwedwe district, excelling at craftwork. He went to Amanzimtoti Training... read more
Sipho Gumede was born in Cato Manor, a then mainly Indian area in Durban. From a young age he showed interest in music, playing on a homemad... read more
  He was born at Langkloof, Bergville District. As a boy he modelled cattle in clay. He attended the Langkloof Higher Primary School fr... read more
Thelma Gutsche was born in 1915 in Somerset West, Cape Province to Dr. And Mrs. J Gutsche. Gutsche did not attend formal schooling but recei... read more
Hendrik Andries Hanekom was born on 17 June 1893. He was the son of Hendrik Hanekom. Hanekom was educated at Beaufort West where he matricul... read more
Born on the 3rd of August 1964 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape. Marthinus Hattingh studied Wood Technology and worked for Mondi Timbers. Having e... read more
Head was the daughter of a white woman and black man. After her mother’s parents found she was pregnant she was sent to a mental asylum, whe... read more
Hendricks was born in Caledon on 7 February 1936. He started his music career as a member of the Kay Simmers Orkes (Afrikaans for orchestra... read more
Manu Herbstein was born in 1936 in Muizenburg in the Western Cape. He graduated from the University of Cape Town with a B.Sc in Engineering... read more
Jackson Mbhazima Hlungwane was born in Nkanyani Village, Gazankulu. The son of a Shangaan migrant worker, he had no formal training as an ar... read more

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