14 February 1935|
Semarang, Dutch East Indies
|Died||10 January 2013
|Known for||Pipo de Clown|
Adelaar was born in Semarang, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). In 1987, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but overcame the disease. Then in 2011, she was diagnosed with lung cancer. She died in Heemstede at the age of 77 as a consequence of this disease.
- "Christel Adelaar (Mamaloe) overleden" (in Dutch). nu.nl. 2013-01-10. Retrieved 2013-01-11.
- Kampen, Anouk van (2013-01-10). "Christel Adelaar ('Mammaloe') op 77-jarige leeftijd overleden" (in Dutch). nrc.nl. Retrieved 2013-01-11.