Biographies

Margaret Gazo was born on 1 January 1918.  She was one of the organisers of the Women's March to the Union Buildings. The women were pr... read more
‘Cecil Galeta’ was born on 7 June 1941 and grew up in Cape Town, South Africa.  However, he was more commonly known as Cecil Barnard; B... read more
Gert Johannes “Jakes” Gerwel was born 18 January 1946 in the town of Kommadagga in the district of Somerset East, Eastern Province (now East... read more
Mpumelelo Grootboom, controversial and liberal playwright was born in Meadowlands, Soweto in 1975, were he was raised by his grandparents. H... read more
Arthur Goldreich was born in Johannesburg on 25 December 1929. He grew up in Pietersberg in the Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo).  One... read more
Allerley Glossop was born in Twickenham, England,1872. She came to SA in 1900 after the demise of the Sphinx Studio in London, where she had... read more
Graham Goddard was born in 1956 in Woodstock, Cape Town. His parents were factory workers in the Woodstock/Salt River area. Goddard lived mo... read more
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

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