Thor Vilhjálmsson





Thor Vilhjálmsson


Born
in Edinburgh, The United Kingdom
August 12, 1925

Died
March 02, 2011

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Thor Vilhjálmsson was born in Edinburgh on August 12, 1925. He completed highschool in 1944, studied at the nordic department of the University of Iceland in 1944-1946, at the University of Nottingham in 1946-1947 and at Sorbonne in Paris from 1947-1952. Thor was a librarian at the National Library of Iceland from 1953-1955 and worked for the National Theatre from 1956-1959, as well as working abroad as a guide.

Thor has served in numerous capacities for writers and artists, he was a member of the board of The Writer's Union of Iceland from 1972-1974, and the chairman of the Federation of Icelandic Artists from 1975-1981. He was on the national board of the Community of Europian Writers, in the management board for The Reykjavík Arts Festiva
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Average rating: 3.51 · 137 ratings · 25 reviews · 30 distinct works
Justice Undone

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Quick, Quick Said the Bird

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La corona d'alloro

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Cantilena mattutina nell'erba

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Maðurinn er alltaf einn

2.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1950
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Kjarval

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Fiskur í sjó, fugl úr beini

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Óp bjöllunnar

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Fuglaskottís

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1975
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Mánasigð

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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