Al (Alec) Debbo (22 June 1924 -- 13 July 2011) was a South African comedian, singer and actor. As one of the most famous artists of his generation, he made an enormous contribution to Afrikaans music and culture.
Nicolaas Cornelius Carstens is a South African accordionist and songwriter. Born, 10 February 1926, in Cape Town, South Africa, of Dutch parents, Carstens got his first accordion at the age of 13 and won an adult music competition six months later. He composed his first music piece at the age of 17 and has since written approximately 1200 songs.