Constantijn Huygens Prize
|Constantijn Huygens Prize
(Dutch: Constantijn Huygensprijs)
|Presented by||Jan Campert Foundation (Dutch: Jan Campert-Stichting)|
Since 1947, it has been awarded each year for an author's complete works by the Jan Campert Foundation (Dutch: Jan Campert-Stichting), a foundation named in honor of the Dutch writer Jan Campert who died while helping Jews during WWII. The award is named after Constantijn Huygens, a 17th-century Dutch poet, diplomat, scholar and composer.
There was no prize awarded in 1968. In 1982, Jan Wolkers refused to accept the award.
List of laureates
- Constantijn Huygens-prijs, official website (Dutch)