Bernard Willem Holtrop

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Willem (right) with Pierre Bourgeade (fr), 2008

Bernard Willem Holtrop (born 2 April 1941, Ermelo) is a Dutch cartoonist living in France since 1968,[1] who publishes under the pen name Willem. He is the winner of the 2000 Stripschapprijs.[2] and of the 2013 Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême.[3]

Willem has drawn in many newspapers: L'Enragé (fr), Hara-Kiri, Charlie Hebdo, Charlie Mensuel, Libération, Siné Mensuel (fr).


  1. ^ Renard, Mathieu. "Bande dessinée—Willem" (in French). 
  2. ^ "38 jaar de Stripschapprijs - 1974 – 2011". Het Stripschap. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Potet, Frédéric (3 February 2013). "Le Néerlandais Willem couronné par le Grand Prix d'Angoulême". Le Monde (in French).