E.H. Roelfzema

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E.H. Roelfzema is the pen name of Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema Jr. (February 17, 1947, The Hague - February 11, 2010, Kockengen), Dutch writer, poet, artist, lyricist, and musician. In his art,[1] he used encaustic techniques, as well as polymer resin (glass panels), and monomer resin (embeddings). He travelled extensively, and from 1970 until 1990 he was a farmer, fisherman, and surfer in Ahualoa, Hawaii. He returned to the Netherlands in 1990, and married photographer Patricia Steur.[2] His father was writer of the book Soldier of Orange, which was made into a film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Rutger Hauer. Musical collaborations include those with Roll, and Pizza Delivery Boys. Dutch rock band Golden Earring recorded numerous lyrics by E.H. Roelfzema, among which one of their signature tunes, The Naked Truth.

Books[edit]

  • The Nine-fingered Man (1990)
  • Where is Kagen (with Astrid Engels) (1992)
  • Voodoo Cave Writings for Cosmic Space Babies (1993)
  • Spiral Nebula (2000)
  • Twothousandandfour[3] (2005)
  • Five and a Half Turns (2007)

Exhibitions[edit]

  • Redwater Gallery, Hawaii (1987)
  • Kohala Art Center, Hawaii (1989)
  • De Twee Pauwen, The Hague (1995)
  • Dante Gallery, Amsterdam (1996)
  • Donkersloot Gallery, Amsterdam (1997)
  • Studio Gallery Pim Van Der Donk, Amsterdam (1997)
  • N.P.N. Gallery, Naaldwijk (1998)
  • Peter Leen Gallery, Breukelen (1998)
  • Jutta Bauer Gallery, Nijmegen (1998)
  • Soho Gallery, The Hague (1999)
  • SLB Gallery, Zeewolde (2000)
  • Soho Gallery, The Hague (2000)
  • Museum Kasteel, Wijchen (2001)
  • Stadsmuseum, Zoetermeer (2002)
  • Galerie Patries van Dorst, Wassenaar (2015)

Recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E.H. Roelfzema, art
  2. ^ Patricia Steur, photography
  3. ^ Twothousandandfour, book
  4. ^ Roll, band

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