“Music is the only international language that all people can understand and it is only through music that the people of South Africa, and the world, will one day unite in harmony and peace” - Nelson Mandela to John Tungay


Few individuals have influenced history the way John Tungay has. Not only has he helped to shape South African history, the history of many individuals, but worldwide through his influence as a journalist, musician and humanitarian. One of his best known accolades was the founding of the Drakensberg Boys Choir School. An establishment that has stood the test of time, against all odds, and has enriched the lives of every student, parent, teacher, member of the board, not forgetting the world with their breathtaking performances. The Creator of a Legend is the biography of John Tungay. In these pages there is an account of the founding of the Drakensberg Boys Choir School, some of the initial teething problems, it includes the heroic story of Hanno Botha and a few others. John’s story of fighting apartheid from the onset, his aid in the release of and then meeting the late President Nelson Mandela. John has always used his influence for uplifting mankind and fighting for equality no matter the personal cost to himself. His skills have been used to bring the world together in harmonious song for over half a century. 


Author: Margaret C. Atkins, Clair Dinnis and John Tungay

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The Creator of Legend A4 Hard Cover

  • Brand: John Tungay
  • Product Code: COL001
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