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Herman Heijermans

Herman Heijermans


Herman Heijermans (1864–1924), was a Dutch writer. He made his debut under the pseudonym of Samuel Falkland in the Algemeen Handelsblad daily, publishing a series of sketches of Jewish family, later collected in volume form. His novels and tales include Trinette (1892), Fles (1893), Kamertjeszonde (1896), Interieurs (1897) and Diamantstad (1903). He is best remembered for his play Op Hoop van Zegen (1900), an indictment of the exploitation of sea fishermen in the Netherlands at the turn of the century, represented at the Théâtre Antoine in Paris, and in English by the Stage Society as The Good Hope. Other notable stage plays by Heijermans are: Dora Kremer (1893), Ghetto (1898), Het zevende Gebod (1899), Het Pantser (1901), Ora et labora (1901), and numerous one-act pieces.

  • Known For: Writing
  • Birthday: 1864-12-03
  • Place of Birth: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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