Cape Town - Well-known Afrikaans writer, Chris Barnard, has died.
Netwerk24 reported that the 76-year-old died of a heart attack in the early hours of Monday morning.
The news comes shortly after it was announced that Afrikaans singer, Randall Wicomb, died on Sunday morning after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Barnard leaves behind his wife, Katinka Heyns, and his sons Simon, Johan, Stephan, Tian and Reghard.
Barnard is best known for his award-winning writing which included works like Boendoe, Mahala and the radio drama Die Rebellie van Lafras Verwey.
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