Sitor Situmorang





Sitor Situmorang

Author profile


born
in Samosir, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
October 23, 1923

gender
male

genre


About this author

Sitor Situmorang (lahir di Harianboho, Samosir, Sumatera Utara, 2 Oktober 1923), dengan nama Raja Usu, adalah wartawan, sastrawan, dan penyair Indonesia. Ayahnya adalah Ompu Babiat Situmorang yang pernah berjuang melawan tentara kolonial Belanda bersama Sisingamangaraja XII.

Sitor menempuh pendidikan di HIS di Balige dan Sibolga serta MULO di Tarutung kemudian AMS di Jakarta. Ia sempat berkelana ke Amsterdam dan Paris (1950-1952). Tahun 1956-57 ia memperdalam ilmu sinematografi di Universitas California. Setelah keluar dari tahanan politik, ia tinggal di Leiden (1982-1990) lalu Islamabad (1991).

Karirnya dimulai sebagai wartawan harian Suara Nasional (Tarutung, 1945), Waspada (Medan,1947), Berita Indonesia, dan Warta Dunia (Jakarta, 1957). Ia...more


Average rating: 3.55 · 198 ratings · 28 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Salju di Paris: Pilihan Cerpen
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1994
Rate this book
Clear rating
Paris la Nuit: Entre le Sou...
by
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2002
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ibu Pergi ke Surga
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rindu Kelana: Pilihan Sajak...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1994
Rate this book
Clear rating
Toba Na Sae: Sejarah Lembag...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 18 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bunga di atas Batu (Si Anak...
by
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1989
Rate this book
Clear rating
Biksu Tak Berjubah
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2004
Rate this book
Clear rating
To love, to wonder
by
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kisah Surat Dari Legian
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sastra Revolusioner
3.14 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2004
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Sitor Situmorang…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Sitor to Goodreads.