Hans Sleutelaar

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Hans Sleutelaar
Hans Sleutelaar-1.jpg
Sleutelaar in 2015
Born(1935-09-22)22 September 1935
Died25 June 2020(2020-06-25) (aged 84)
NationalityDutch
OccupationPoet
AwardsAnna Blaman Prijs (2016)

Hans Sleutelaar (22 September 1935 – 25 June 2020) was a Dutch poet.[1] Together with Cornelis Bastiaan Vaandrager and Hans Verhagen, Sleutelaar was one of the Zestigers [nl], a Dutch term talking about the literary movement in the 1960s.[2] Together with Eelke de Jong, Sleutelaar collected 500 fairytales in the collection Sprookjes van de Lage Landen [nl].

Among other things, Sleutelaar worked as a junior copywriter at Unilever, as a freelance copywriter, as a Haagse Post employee and as editor-in-chief of publisher Boelen. He had his own publishing company from 1985 to 2000.[3]

Sleutelaar died on 25 June 2020 in Rotterdam, aged 84.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "De Bibliotheek maakt je rijker". www.bibliotheek.nl.
  2. "VPRO Boeken". VPRO.
  3. Martin Bril. "Passionate. Jaargang 12". Digital Library for the Dutch Literature (in Dutch).
  4. "Rotterdamse dichter Hans Sleutelaar overleden". Rijnmond.