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       Leni Mengelberg

Lou Lichtveld and Leni Mengelberg

       Marion Bekker

Leni Mengelberg (1903–1984) married Lou Lichtveld in 1927, he was a Dutch-Suriname politician, writer, playwright, and a member of the resistance in the Second World War.
The couple wrote several cookbooks under the pseudonym Marion Bekker, such as ‘Lekker koken voor weinig geld: honderd goedkope recepten’ [tasty cooking for little money: a hundred cheap recipes] and ‘Kook eens iets anders!, een kuur van buitenlandsche recepten’ [cook differently! a variety of foreign recipes].

See also Lou Lichtveld.

‘Albert Helman’, Letterkundig Museum, retrieved 30 July 2013

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