Hussem, Willem

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Hussem, Willem Gender: M
Willem Frans Karel Hussem
born on 29 January 1900 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Rotterdam, Netherlands, 51n55, 4e29
Timezone LST m4e53 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 09°02' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°30 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 12°34'

Willem Hussem (during the presentation of the Jan Campert Prize in 1965)
photo: Kroon, Ron / Anefo, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Dutch painter, sculptor and poet.

From 1918 to 1936 he lived in Paris, where he met, among others, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso.

In 1936 he settled permanently in The Hague. After World War II, he followed abstract art movements including Fugare, Liga Nieuw Beelden and Verve. His work is considered part of the art movement known as the New Hague School (Dutch: Nieuwe Haagse School).

During the 1960s he published several volumes of poetry, of which the best known is "Voor twee scharren blauwbekken" (1966).

In 1967 he began sculpting in metal.

He died in The Hague on 21 July 1974.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Dutch)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate no. 990 from the Zuid-Holland Provincial archives: "des voormiddags te negen uur" (in the morning at nine o'clock).


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter, sculptor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet