Edi Niederlander

Singer songwriter who appeared on the South African folk scene in the late 1960s but was unable to secure a recording contract until she recorded her debut album Ancient Dust with Mountain Records in 1986.

It featured some songs she has been singing for over a decade. The song “Ancient Dust of Africa” appeared on the Jock of the Bushveld soundtrack of the same year and reached SABC’s Radio 5 Top Twenty.

She recorded a follow-up album Hear No Evil in 1989 with some chart success with the single “Dance to Me”.

She released a third album, Dreamland in 2001 and has continued to perform live.