Watse Cuperus

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Watse Cuperus
Born(1891-04-30)30 April 1891
Blije (Netherlands)
Died25 August 1966(1966-08-25) (aged 75)
Leeuwarden (Netherlands)
Occupationwriter and translator
Language West Frisian
Period20th century
Genreshort stories, drama
Notable worksDe gouden tried
(The golden wire)

Watse Cuperus (1891 – 1966) was a Dutch journalist, writer and translator. He wrote in West Frisian, and his most important work is The golden wire (De gouden tried, 1941–50).

West Frisian language Germanic language

West Frisian, or simply Frisian is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry. It is the most widely spoken of the three Frisian languages.



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