SULKE VRIENDE IS SKAARS, die briewe van Arnold van Wyk en Anton Hartman, 1949-1981

: Vos (S.) & Muller (S.) comps.

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509pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Pretoria, 2020


Winner of the KykNet Rapport Prize for Non-Fiction and the ATKV Woordveertjie for Non-Fiction.

The annotated correspondence between the Head of Music at the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Anton Hartman (1918-1982), and the composer Arnold van Wyk (1916-1983).

Stephanus Muller is Professor of Musicology at Stellenbosch University and Director of Africa Open, Institute for Music, Research and Innovation. He is the Principal Investigator of the Andrew W. Mellon Delinking Encounters Project and the South African holder of the British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship for the project South African Jazz Cultures and the Archive. In 2015 he received Stellenbosch University’s Chancellor’s Award for Research, and his most recent book, Nagmusiek, was awarded the Eugène Marais Prize, the Jan Rabie Rapport Prize, the kykNET-Rapport Prize and the University of Johannesburg Debut Prize for Creative Writing in Afrikaans.

Stephanie Vos is a Lecturer in Musicology at Stellenbosch University. She curated the IFPOP Jazz Conversations series during her postdoctoral fellowship at Africa Open Institute for Music, Research and Innovation, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.