Musicology

Daleen Kruger

Daleen Kruger was born in Fochville on 23 April 1956. She grew up in Carletonville where she started music lessons at an early age. In her matric year she became the organist of the Fochville congregation of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk (NHK) and two years later organist of the Carletonville South congregation of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk (NGK).

Jaco H. Kruger

Jaco Kruger has been studying the musical culture of the Venda people of the Vhembe district of South Africa’s Limpopo Province since 1983. He completed a M.Mus dissertation under the supervision of Deirdre Hansen (UCT) in 1985 on Venda musical bows and the xylophone, and a doctoral thesis on Venda guitar music in 1993 under the guidance of Andrew Tracey (Rhodes).