Rutger Kopland

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Sculptured poetry from Rutger Kopland ("Beek") in Veendam

Rutger Kopland (born Rudi van den Hoofdakker) (4 August 1934, Goor – 11 July 2012, Glimmen) was a Dutch poet who gained great popularity for his "accessible, thoughtful style, his mild irony, his sentimentality" and whose collections sold over 200,000 copies.[1]


  1. ^ Menkveld, Erik (15 July 2012). "Kopland was Nederlands 'meest geliefde dichter'". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 16 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)