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Adriaan Roland Holst

Dutch writer

Died when: 88 years 74 days (1058 months)
Star Sign: Gemini


Adriaan Roland Holst

Adriaan Roland Holst (Amsterdam, 23 May 1888 – Bergen, 5 August 1976) was a Dutch writer, nicknamed the "Prince of Dutch Poets".He was the second winner, in 1948, of the Constantijn Huygens Prize.

He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.Holst was the nephew of painter Richard Roland Holst and writer Henriette Roland Holst.

His extensive oeuvre is characterized by its own solemn style and rich symbolism.

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