Author birthdays: April

Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, best known as Ola Rotimi (13 April 1938 – 18 August 2000),was one of Nigeria’s leading playwrights and theatre directors. He has been called “a complete man of the theatre – an actor, director, choreographer and designer – who created performance spaces, influenced by traditional architectural forms.

  • Lionel Abrahams – 11 April 1928 – died  31 May 2004
  • Walid Soliman – 11 April  1975
  • Lyall Watson – 12 April 1939 – died 25 June 2008
  • K. Sello Duiker – 13 April 1974 – died 19 January 2005
  • Euphrase Kezilahabi – 13 April 1944
  • Ola Rotimi – 13 April 1938 – died 18 August 2000
  • Nellallitea “Nella” Larsen – 13 April 1891 – died 30 March 1964
  • Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio – 13 April 1940
  • Anne Landsman – 14 April 1959
  • Omar Rashad Tyree – 15 April 1969
  • Essex Hemphill – 16 April 1957 –died 4 November 1995
  • Mariama Bâ – 17 April 1929 –died 17 August 1981
  • Theophilus Gould Steward – 17 April 1843 – died 11 January 1924
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