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Jens Pauli Heinesen, Danish author. Recipient literature prize Torshavn City Council, 1959, 69, 73, 93. Member Faroese Writers' Association (president 1968-1975).

Background

Heinesen, Jens Pauli was born on November 12, 1932 in Torshavn, Denmark. Son of Petur and Anna Maria (Johannesen) Heinesen.

Education

Graduate, Teachers Training College, Copenhagen, 1956.

Career

Teacher, Copenhagen, 1957; teacher,, Torshavn, 1957-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) The Poet from Selvik, 1959, second edition, 1981, World of Creation I, 1962, II, 1964, III, 1966, second edition, 1990, The Dragon's Name, 1973, Beachcomber, 1977, Creating Gods, 1979, Child of the World, 1980, Shining World, 1981, Clear as Daylight, 1982, World Before You, 1983, Depth of Precious Time, 1984, Exposed, 1988, Blue Mountain, 1992, (plays) Four Plays, 1985, The Sponger, 1990, (short stories) Shower at Dawn, 1953, 2nd edition, 1978, A Perfect Calm, 1959, A Dog's Life, 1967, Waves Play on the Beach, 1969, In the Garden of Eden, 1971, A Laughing Matter, 1974, Mystery of Love, 1986, (children's book) Gasper Glacier, 1987.

Membership

Member Faroese Writers' Association (president 1968-1975).

Connections

Married Maud Brimheim, August 11, 1956. Children: Elin, Marianna.

father:
Petur Heinesen

mother:
Anna Maria (Johannesen) Heinesen

spouse:
Maud Brimheim

children:
Elin Heinesen

Marianna Heinesen