August 1958, Upington, South Africa.


Marianne is the daughter of Reverend Jean Raath. She earned her BMus degree at University of the Orange Free State in 1980, as well as a Diploma in Sacred Music. After her marriage, she was an organist at various churches, and is still serving in her local congregation in the South Cape. She helped compile a new hymnal for People of the Covenant in South Africa in 2005, during which she translated existing hymns and wrote new ones.

  1. Werk in My, Gees van God