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OBITUARY | That was the life that was Herbert Kretzmer’s and it wasn’t miserable

The South African-born journalist, who wrote the English text for one of the world’s greatest musicals, has died

15 October 2020 - 19:58 By Chris Barron

Herbert Kretzmer, who has died in London at the age of 95, was a South African-born journalist and theatre critic who wrote the English libretto for Les Misérables, regarded as one of the greatest musical hits of all time...

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