Gé Korsten

Musical Artist

1927 – 1999

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Who was Gé Korsten?

Gérard Korsten was a South African opera tenor and actor who had a great influence on Afrikaans culture.

Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands as the youngest of eight children, Korsten and his family emigrated to South Africa when he was nine years old. He married Elna Burger and had five children, among them renowned conductor and violinist Gérard Korsten.

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Born
Dec 6, 1927
Rotterdam
Profession
Lived in
  • Rotterdam
Died
Sep 29, 1999

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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