Jan Schenkman

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Jan Schenkman

Jan Schenkman (born 1 October 1806 in Amsterdam, Netherlands - died 4 May 1863 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) was a Dutch teacher, poet, and author of books for children.[1] He is best remembered for writing several traditional songs sung during the Sinterklaas holidays.


  1. ^ "Digital Library for Dutch Literature - Jan Schenkman". Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde. Retrieved 28 October 2015.