Simon Vinkenoog

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Simon Vinkenoog
Simon Vinkenoog.jpg
Born (1928-07-18)18 July 1928
Died 12 July 2009(2009-07-12) (aged 80)
Occupation Writer, poet
Nationality Dutch
Period 1950–2001

www.simonvinkenoog.nl

Simon Vinkenoog (18 July 1928 – 12 July 2009) was a Dutch poet and writer. He was the editor of the anthology Atonaal (Atonal), which launched the Dutch "Fifties Movement".

In 2004 he was chosen as Dichter des Vaderlands, or "Poet Laureate", for the Netherlands. On 11 July 2009 Vinkenoog was admitted to an Amsterdam hospital after suffering a seizure. He died the following day.[1][2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1950 - Wondkoorts - poems
  • 1951 - Atonaal - anthology (editor) [3]
  • 1954 - Zo lang te water, een alibi - novel
  • 1962 - Hoogseizoen - novel
  • 1965 - Liefde - novel
  • 1968 - How to Enjoy Reality - pamphlet, included in International Times. With Jean-Paul Vroom
  • 1976 - Mij best - novel
  • 1978 - Het huiswerk van de dichter - poems
  • 1979 - (1972-1978) Bestaan en begaan
  • 1980 - Jack Kerouac in Amsterdam
  • 1980 - Moeder Gras
  • 1981 - Poolshoogte/Approximations
  • 1982 - Voeten in de aarde en bergen verzetten - poems
  • 1986 - Stadsnatuur, dagboeknotities
  • 1986 - Coito ergo Sum: samenspraak der eenwording
  • 1986 - O boze droom
  • 1987 - Leven en dood van Marcel Polak - biography
  • 1987 - Heren zeventien, proeve van waarneming
  • 1988 - Op het eerste gehoor - poems
  • 1993 - Louter genieten - poems
  • 1996 - Het hoogste woord: De stem van Simon Vinkenoog
  • 1998 - Vreugdevuur - poems
  • 1998 - Herem 'n tijd - collected articles
  • 2000 - De ware Adam - poems
  • 2001 - Me and my peepee (translation of poems by Allen Ginsberg)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schrijver Simon Vinkenoog is stervende," De Redactie (11-07-2009). Retrieved 05-02-2014.
  2. ^ "Simon Vinkenoog overleden" (in (Dutch)). Parool.nl. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Atonaal". Dbnl.org. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Gerrit Komrij
Dutch Poet Laureate
"Dichter des Vaderlands"

2004–2005
Succeeded by
Driek van Wissen