KRUL, Jan Harmensz.
(b. ca. 1601, Amsterdam, d. 1646, Amsterdam)
Jan Harmensz. Krul was a Dutch playwright, songwriter and composer, founder (1634) of the Amsterdam Musyckchamber. This influential poet has set the first paces to improve the Dutch literary climate in the Dutch Golden Age. His portrait was painted by Rembrandt in 1633.