Bo Carpelan





Bo Carpelan


Born
in Helsinki, Finland
October 25, 1926

Died
February 12, 2011

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EN: Baron Bo Gustaf Bertelsson Carpelan was a Finnish poet and author. He published his first book of poems in 1946, and received his Ph.D. in 1960. Carpelan, who wrote in Swedish, composed numerous books of verse, as well as several novels and short stories. He is the only person as of yet to have received the Finlandia Prize twice. His poem, Winter was Hard, was set to music by composer Aulis Sallinen. Carpelan died from natural causes on 11 February 2011.

SV: Bo Gustaf Bertelsson Carpelan var en finländsk (finlandssvensk) författare, litteraturkritiker och översättare. Han studerade litteraturhistoria vid Helsingfors universitet och blev filosofie doktor 1960 med en avhandling om Gunnar Björlings lyrik, Studier i Gunnar Björlings diktning
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Axel

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Lapsuus

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Lehtiä syksyn arkistosta

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Urwind

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Piha

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Yötä vasten

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Kulkeva varjo

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År som löv

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