Staying up for Days in the Chelsea Hotel. The Jan Cremer Phenomenon
(Philip Hoorne) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 170-177
It was with Jan Cremer (born 1940) that literature first encountered publicity focused primarily on the writer. In 1964 he wrote the right book at the right time. After the runaway success of I Jan Cremer he fled to the United States, staying up for days in the Chelsea Hotel, flirting with Jayne Mansfield and Nico (Velvet Underground). He started also to paint. Today his hometown Enschede is building a museum to host this phenomenon.
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