Han G. Hoekstra

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Han Gerard Hoekstra
Piet Esser & Han G. Hoekstra (1957)
Born (1906-09-04)4 September 1906
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Died 15 April 1988(1988-04-15) (aged 81)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Occupation Poet
Genre Children's literature

Han Gerard Hoekstra (4 September 1906 – 15 April 1988) was a Dutch poet, best known for his children's literature.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.



Hoekstra won numerous awards throughout his career, including the 1972 Constantijn Huygens Prize, an annual Dutch literary award.


He died, age 81, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

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