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Theatre Composer Murdered At Home

The South African theatre and popular music composer Taliep Petersen as been shot dead during a robbery at his home in Johannesburg. The composer, 56, has written a number of succesful musicals including 'Ghoema', which recently opened in London, and 'Kat and the Kings', for which Petersen won the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for best new musical.

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