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Old Apr 18 2009, 04:07 PM   #4
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Default Re: Kolmar in real life

While Lanen does give over 76,000 hits (searching on English pages) most of them seem to derive from the (uncommon) Dutch family "Van Lanen" which is pronounced different (the a being a long open a). The name also turns up in the USA but that's no surprise (the emigrant Dutch and Germans were rather prolific)

You'll be pleased to know that the second of those many thousand hits is one to Song in the Silence on Amazon

"Lanen Kaelar" gives over 13,000 hits! (on English pages) but... they're all yours!
OK, I didn't check them all, but the vast majority, as in 99% or so, is yours.
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