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musician , poet , Civil engineer

Olle Orrje, civil engineer, musician, poet. Recipient Swedish Louis Armstrong award, 1981, Albert Bonniers poetry award, 1993, Swedish Academy poetry award, 1999, Black belt in Ki-Aikido, 2000. Member Swedish Union of Writers, College Pataphysique.

Background

Orrje, Olle was born on April 7, 1937 in Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden. Son of Alfred and Svea (Holmberg) Orrje.

Education

Degree in Civil Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1965. Doctor in Technology in Soil Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1968. Doctor in Technology in Soil and Rock Mechanics, 1996.

Career

Research engineer Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Stockholm, 1965-1969. Research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, 1965-1969. Head department geotechnology engineering Alfred Orrje AB, 1969-1996, director, 1977-1996.

Lecturer in soil and rock mechanics Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1982—1986.

Membership

Member Swedish Union of Writers, College Pataphysique.

Connections

Married Stina Jacobsson, December 1, 1962. Children: Henrik, Carl Fredrik, Peter, Jacob.

father:
Alfred Orrje

mother:
Svea (Holmberg) Orrje

spouse:
Stina Jacobsson

children:
Henrik Orrje

Carl Fredrik Orrje

Peter Orrje

Jacob Orrje