| Hendrik Vries|
| P. C. Hooft Award|
| November 18, 1989, Haren, Groningen, Netherlands|
Hendrik (Henry) de Vries (17 August 1896 in Groningen, Netherlands – 18 November 1989 in Haren, Netherlands) was a significant Dutch poet and painter. He was an early surrealist, was liberal-minded, and preached vitality. The subconscious mind plays a crucial role in his poetry.
Much his inspiration came from his interest in Spain and Spanish culture. He visited Spain frequently and became proficient enough to write many poems in Spanish.
De Vries had many collections of his poetry, writings, and artworks published during his lifetime. He also contributed to the literary magazine Het Getij (The Tide).
1946 - Henrdrik Vriesprijs (Hendrik de Vries Prize)
1948 - Lucy B. and C.W. van der Hoogtprijs (Lucy B. and C.W. van der Hoog Prize) for Toovertuin
1951 - Special prize from the Jan Campert Foundation for his essay-writing poetry about poetry
1956 - Additional prize from Jan Campert Foundation
1959 - Cultural prize of the province of Groningen for his entire oeuvre
1962 - Constantijn Huygensprijs for his entire oeuvre
1973 - P.C. Hooftprijs for his entire oeuvre
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