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Joost van den Vondel

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2019
1. Joost van den Vondel Marker
Inscription.   Hier woonde van 1631 tot 1650 Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679), 'Prins der Nederlandse dichters'. Hij dreef hier een zijde- en kousen-winkel en schreef er zijn beroemdste toneelwerk, de Gijsbrecht van Aemstel (1638).

Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679), 'Prins der Nederlandse dichters' (Prince of Dutch poets), lived here from 1631 to 1650. This is where he ran a silk shop and hosier as well as writing his most famous play entitled Gijsbrecht van Aemstel (1638).
 
Location. 52° 22.536′ N, 4° 53.912′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Warmoesstraat just north of Heintje Hoekssteeg, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Warmoesstraat 39, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 HV, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jan Pietersz Sweelinck (within shouting distance of this marker); Sint Olofskapel / Saint Olof's Chapel (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Chet Baker (about 120 meters away); Salomon Verbeeck (about 150

Joost van den Vondel Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 15, 2019
2. Joost van den Vondel Marker - wide view
meters away); Bet van Beeren (about 180 meters away); Long-time Apothecary (about 210 meters away); Casparus Commelin (about 210 meters away); Schreierstoren (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .  Joost van den Vondel (Wikipedia). "Joost van den Vondel (17 November 1587 – 5 February 1679) was a Dutch poet, writer and playwright. He is considered the most prominent Dutch poet and playwright of the 17th century. His plays are the ones from that period that are still most frequently performed, and his epic Joannes de Boetgezant (1662), on the life of John the Baptist, has been called the greatest Dutch epic....Vondel's theatrical works were regularly performed until the 1960s. The most visible was the annual performance, on New Year's Day from 1637 to 1968, of Gijsbrecht van Aemstel." (Submitted on March 22, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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