C.J. Langenhoven





C.J. Langenhoven

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born
in Hoeko, Ladismith, South Africa
August 13, 1873

died
July 15, 1932

gender
male


About this author

Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven wrote under the pen name C.J. Langenhoven and was better known as Sagmoedige Neelsie (Gentle Neelsie) or Kerneels. He had a formidable role in South Africa's Afrikaans literature and cultural history and was one of the young language's foremost promoters. He is best known to have written the words for the original South African Anthem Die Stem.


Average rating: 4.22 · 74 ratings · 6 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Brolloks En Bittergal: Wond...
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1977
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Loeloeraai
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1923 — 2 editions
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Mof en sy mense
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1972
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Die Krismiskinders
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1978
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Herrie op die ou Treinspoor
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1925
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Sonde met die Bure
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1921 — 2 editions
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Jantjie Muis en Jakob Slang
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1982
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Ons Weg deur die Wêreld
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1937
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Skaduwees van Nasaret
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1927
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Spreuke Van C.J. Langenhove...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 2 editions
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More books by C.J. Langenhoven…
“Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected. ”
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“Don't listen to a man who says we have to work together as a team. He means we have to work as he says.”
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“If you really want to hurt, find someone who loves you.”
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