Ruud Kuyper (1937-1999) was Art journalist and jazz expert . Kuyper worked for the Algemeen Dagblad for almost thirty years. He was previously an employee and later editor of the Nieuwe Rotterdamse Courant, before the merger with the Algemeen Handelsblad. At the Algemeen Dagblad, from 1973, Kuyper was head of the art editorial department for many years, writing many interviews and reports. Kuyper also taught jazz history at the conservatories in Rotterdam and The Hague. He made jazz programs on radio and TV for various broadcasting associations and for Veronica in the pirate era.