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Stellenbosch Mosque in 1984
Photo by Rosie
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Marius Titus was born on 26 August 1946 in Stellenbosch. He studied at Hewat,
Battswood and UWC (University of Western Cape). Marius taught (at Driehoek,
Elsenburg and Rietenbosch
schools) for 29 years until 1996, when he retired to dedicate his life to
writing and theatre. Marius is a member of the Breughel Theatre in
Stellenbosch. He took part in the popular Bekgevegte/ Poetry Slams
(founded by Louis Esterhuizen and Henning Pieterse ) and other poetry contests. His musical comedy was presented by the Breughel
theatre group under the direction of Martinus Basson at the HB Thom theatre in
December 2003.His poetry was published in magazines and is included in the
Groot verseboek, De Afrikaanse poësie in 1000 en enige gedichten, Poskaarte, Nuwe verset and As die son kom oogknip.
Marius is married to Nelda and they have two boys, Marius and Anton.
You can order his books from Marius personally.
Gril (musical comedy)
Stap een: Laat jou oë oor die lugruim gaan,
Verstaan jy die trane in my smart? Al wat ek nou sien, is net swart.
Published in As die son kom oogknip (compiled by Fanie Olivier, Protea, 2002)
www.StellenboschWriters.com © Rosemarie Breuer