List of Afrikaans singers

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This is a list of notable singers who have performed in the Afrikaans language. Solo artists are alphabetised by their stage name or surname—whichever is more common. Choirs that sing in Afrikaans are also included in the list, but other music groups are listed in the "Music groups" section below.

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The first major South African singers to record in Afrikaans were Ada Forrest and Annie Visser, in 1908. [1]

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Mimi Coertse posing in front of a sculpture of herself (Johannesburg, ca. 1965)

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Theuns Jordaan

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Overtone are an a cappella group from Johannesburg.

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Bobby van Jaarsveld in 2009

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Karen Zoid performing on stage in 2009

Music groups that perform in Afrikaans

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Die Antwoord performing in Los Angeles in 2010

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References

  1. Standard Encyclopedia of Southern Africa . Vol. 5 (1st ed.). Cape Town: Nasou. 1972. p. 303. ISBN   0625003217. OCLC   174335956. Apparently Annie Visser and Ada Forrest were the first major South African musicians whose work included recordings in 'the Taal' (early Afrikaans), both in 1908 in London.{{cite encyclopedia}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)