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DJ (Dirk) Winterbach
Biographical info

D.J. (Dirk) Winterbach qualified as a geologist at the University of the Free State and was active in the mining industry for quite a few years before he joined, in 1972, the Geological Survey (now called the Council of Geoscience). He became Deputy Director and Editor of scientific publications.
His interest in literature led to an Honours degree in Afrikaans. He has written poems (published in various literary magazine) and one of his plays was performed in Bloemfontein and at the State Theatre in Pretoria. Die begunstigde was his first novel.

Winterbach passed away in October 2011.

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