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poet

Tomas Gösta Tranströmer, Swedish poet. Recipient Aftonbladets prize, 1958, Bellman prize, 1966, International Poetry Forum Swedish award, 1971, Övralids prize, 1975, Boklotteriets prize, 1981, Petrarca prize, 1981, Pilot Corporation prize, 1988, Nordic Council prize, 1990, Swedish Academy Nordic prize, 1991, Horst Bienek prize Bayerische Akademic des Schönen Künste, 1992.

Background

Tranströmer, Tomas Gösta was born on April 15, 1931 in Stockholm.

Education

Degree, University Stockholm, 1956.

Career

Psychologist Psychotekniska Institution, Stockholm, 1957-1959, Ungdomsanstalten, Roxtuna, Sweden, 1960-1965, Parådetin, Västerås, Sweden, from 1966, Arbmarkninst, Västerås, from 1980.

Connections

Married Monica Bladh, 1958. 2 children.

spouse:
Monica Bladh