A researcher at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) College of Music and UCT Libraries Special Collections have joined forces to build a rare collection of filmed oral testimonies, music and personal documents by former female political prisoners and prison guards.
The 24th October marks the death of Samuele Makoanyane in 1944. He was born in 1909. Steven Sack, as the Guest Curator of the Kirby Collection at SACM, will lead a research project into the productive but short life of this great sculptor from Lesotho. Watch this space for future developments.
A three-year project aims to initiate a revision of how we look at the history of Western music in South Africa.