Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt, Dr
|Also Known As:||"Dr. C. Louis Leipoldt", "Christian Frederich Louis Leipoldt; Christian Frederic Louis Leipoldt"|
|Death:||Died in Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Occupation:||Medikus en Digter|
|Managed by:||Louis Scholtz, j4|
About Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt, Dr
C. Louis Leipoldt (28 Desember, 1880 — 12 April, 1947) was 'n bekende, vroeë Afrikaanse digter, geneesheer, plantkundige en joernalis. Hy wen die Hertzogprys in 1935 (saam met W.E.G. Louw en Totius).
Dr. Christian Frederik Louis Leipoldt (28 December 1880 – 12 April 1947) was a South African poet, who wrote in the Afrikaans language. Together with Jan F. E. Celliers and J. D. du Toit (published as Totius), he was one of the leading figures in the poetry of the Second Afrikaans Movement. Apart from poetry, Louis Leipoldt (Loo-ee LAY-polt) wrote novels, plays, stories, children's books, cookbooks and a travel diary. He is numbered amongst the greatest of the Afrikaner poets and he was described by D. J. Opperman, himself a noted South African poet, as "our versatile artist"