People of Note - Margaretha Deysel Stemmet

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Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on People of Note this week is the distinguished singer and author Margaretha Deysel Stemmet. Apart from her hugely successful singing career in places such as Vienna and Graz, Margaretha returned to South Africa to sing all over the country for the various arts councils. She also started the Songmaker’s Guild in 1994 with Albie van Schalkwyk. In 2014, Margaretha travelled some 2,700 kilometers through Germany and Austria to listen to South African opera singers who have made it internationally. The result is her book South African Envoys of Opea.
12 May English South Africa TV & Film

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