Hugo Claus

Hugo Claus

Hugo Claus was born in Bruges, Belgium, in 1929. He was the recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the Belgian State Prize, which he won six times; the Constantijn Huygens Prize, which is given in honor of a writer’s entire body of work; and the State Prize for Dutch Letters. He died in 2008.

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