THE BIG READ | A poignant look inside the memoir that Dawn and Des Lindberg were writing at the time of her death

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
When Dawn Lindberg died of Covid in 2020 she and her husband, Des, were busy writing a memoir about their life together. (PHOTO: facebook.com/DesDawnLindberg)
When Dawn Lindberg died of Covid in 2020 she and her husband, Des, were busy writing a memoir about their life together. (PHOTO: facebook.com/DesDawnLindberg)

In this extract from their new book the showbiz legends look back on their 55 years of living, loving and working together and Des explains why after suffering the trauma of losing his wife to Covid, he can never imagine ever being able to step on stage again.

The scene: The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Posters are displayed everywhere on campus; pamphlets are handed out; students and teachers are gathering.

Friday 15 February 1962

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in