21/09/2011

JACOB CATS (1577-1660)

8 pictures


Location: (this copy in bronze) Market Square, Brouwershaven, The Netherlands.
Maker: Philippe Parmentier (1787-1851) is the maker of the original statue in stone, established in 1829, (to be found in St.-Nicholas Church in Brouwershaven).
Photos: © Iman Padmos. 20 September 2011. Iman_Padmos@hotmail.com






Location of the birth place of the poet: Brouwershaven, The Netherlands.
Maker:
Photos: © Iman Padmos. 20 September 2011.




Location: Lange Noordstraat 31, Middelburg, The Netherlands.
This is the address where Jacob Cats lived in the period 1603-1623 and where he started his literary career.
Photos: © Albert Hagenaars. 26 November 2011.
www.alberthagenaars.nl



15/09/2011

ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)


Location: Lenneanlage, Leipzig, Germany.
Maker:
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 16 July 2011.

08/09/2011

JACQUES DYSSORD (1880-1952)



Like the blossoms of the apple trees flutter in April
My poor effusions have snowed in the winds of life
I hear a knock on the door


Translation: Albert Hagenaars

Location: Jardin des Poètes, Paris.
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 5 June 2011.

03/09/2011

RAINER MARIA RILKE (1875-1926)


Location: Noordstraat 11, Veurne, Flanders.
Maker: Unknown.
Photo: @ Albert Hagenaars, 7 April 2007.


Location: Connewitzer Buchhandlung, Specks Hof, Leipzig, Germany.
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars, 16 July 2011.

01/09/2011

HENDRIK VAN VELDEKE (ca 1150 - after 1184)

4 pictures






Location: Dorpsstraat/Thonissenlaan, Hasselt, Flanders.
Maker: Halemans (designer) and E. Helde (constructor). 30 September 1928.
Photos: © Vera Seppion, August 2011.

In translated form the text reads:
To Hendrik van Veldeke, father of all Dutch poets.



Location: Henric van Veldekeplein, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
In the foreground British translator/poet John Irons.
Maker: Charles Vos.
Photo: @ Albert Hagenaars, 2007.