Elmer Diktonius

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Elmer Diktonius (1950s)

Elmer Rafael Diktonius (20 January 1896 in Helsinki – 23 September 1961 in Kauniainen) was a Finnish poet and composer, who wrote in both Swedish and in Finnish. Mainly he lived in Tuomistonoja of the Röykkä village. [1] [2]

Diktonius is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki. [3]


  1. Elmer (Rafael) Diktonius (1896-1961) – Author's Calendar
  2. Runoilija ja säveltäjä Elmer Diktonius (1896-1961) (in Finnish)
  3. "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 2016-08-26.

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