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Johannes Edfelt

Swedish writer

Died when: 92 years 249 days (1112 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn

 

Johannes Edfelt

Bo Johannes Edfelt (December 21, 1904 – August 27, 1997), was a Swedish writer, poet, translator and literary critic.A native of Tibro, Edfelt was elected to be a member of the Swedish Academy in 1969, occupying seat No. 17.

He succeeded Erik Lindegren and, following his death, was succeeded by Horace Engdahl.Amongst other writings, Edfelt translated works by Nelly Sachs, Georg Trakl, Novalis, Andreas Gryphius, T.

S.Eliot and Ezra Pound.


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