Bart van der Schelling: Information wanted
Yvonne Scholten,¬†biographer of the Dutch miliciana Fanny Schoonheyt, is interested in obtaining information on¬†the Dutch Lincoln Brigade volunteer Bart¬†van der Schelling. ¬†He was admired as ¬†a ¬†baritone‚Äďhe recorded¬†Songs of the Spanish Civil War, a number of them¬†with Pete Seeger. In later life he acquired a reputation as a primitive painter. ¬†He and his wife, Edna Moore, were longtime residents of Mexico where they fled during the Red Scares. ¬†Information on the latter would also be welcome. ¬†Contact Yvonne Scholten¬†here.