C.J. Langenhoven Quotes
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Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven, who wrote under the pen name C.J. Langenhoven, was a South African poet who played a major role in the development of Afrikaans literature and cultural history. His poetry was one of the then young language's foremost promoters. He is best known to have written the words for the former South African national anthem, "Die Stem van Suid-Afrika". He was affectionately known as Sagmoedige Neelsie or Kerneels.