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Willem Frederik Veltman


Willem Frederik Veltman (1923–2018) was born in The Hague, Netherlands. During the Nazi era, he encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner. He was later a teacher for 41 years at the Waldorf school in The Hague, where he taught French, art history, and the humanities and directed many theatrical productions. Veltman was active in the international Waldorf school movement and lectured on spiritual-scientific subjects in the Netherlands and elsewhere. He published many books on the history of culture and wrote plays for students in the upper grades, as hundreds of articles for the educational magazine Vrije Opvoedkunst (Free Education).

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Author's Books

Dante's Revelation

A Study of the Life and Work of Dante Alighieri


The Temple and the Grail

The Mysteries of the Order of the Templars and the Grail and their Significance for Our Time


More than a Play of Fancy

Spirit in the Works of William Shakespeare