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Marietta Elliott Marietta Elliott i(A27945 works by) (birth name: Marietta Kleerkoper) (a.k.a. Marietta Elliott-Kleerkoper)
Born: Established: 1937 Amsterdam,
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1949
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During the Second World War when her father's battalion was deployed to Australia, Elliott and her sister spent the years between 1942 and 1945 hidden in the small town of Zeist while their mother joined the Resistance in Amsterdam. Once reunited after the war, the family emigrated to Australia, arriving in Melbourne. Elliott has served as vice-president of the Melbourne Poets Union. (2002)

Most Referenced Works


  • Author writes in these languages: ENGLISH

Awards for Works

War Poem: Through Lace Curtains "I saw two boys", Four W , no. 1 Australian Multicultural Book Review , vol. 2 no. 3 1990 single work poetry
1994 winner Multicultural Poetry Prize Open Poetry
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