Josephus Albertus "Jos" Vandeloo (5 September 1925 – 5 October 2015) was a Belgian writer and poet.
He grew up in a mining family from Zonhoven and graduated as a chemist for the mining industry.
After the war he started working in the mine as a coal specialist and for this he travelled throughout Europe (up to 1953). At the same time he also studied Dutch and French literature at the Royal Academy and the Higher Institute for Arts in Antwerp.
After his career in the mine (as deputy director), he became director of the Belgian division of the publisher Manteau, which published a number of his works. In the sixties he was for a while sports commentator for the Belgian Radio and Television (BRT). Since 1963 he has lived in Mortsel near Antwerp.
He made his debut in 1955 with the collection of poems: Speelse parade (E: Playful parade) and bec…Read more on Wikipedia