Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh
Nescio is the pseudonym of the Dutch writer Jan Hendrik Frederik Grönloh (1882–1961). Grönloh was a businessman by profession, but as Nescio he is mainly remembered for the three novellas ‘De uitvreter’ [The Moocher], ‘Titaantjes’ [Little Titans] and ‘Dichtertje’ [Little Poet]. His reputation as an important Dutch writer was only established after his death.
‘Nescio’ is Latin for ‘I do not know’ and is likely a wordplay on the term ‘nomen nescio’, used in literature when the author of a cited work is unknown.
See also Nomen nescio.
‘Nescio’, Wikipedia, retrieved 12 October 2013
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