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Hugo Claus passed away

On Wednesday March 19th, the Flemish writer and artist Hugo Claus passed away.

Hugo Claus was active in diverse disciplines. He was a writer, a poet, painter, actor and moviemaker. During the fifties, he joined the CoBrA movement and worked often together with other Cobra artists. His work was very diverse and is of great importance to the dutch and flemish community.

Claus died on age 78 in the Antwerp Middelheimhospital. He suffered the Alzheimer syndrom and requested eutanasia.