Jan Erik Vold

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Jan Erik Vold
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Vold in 2010
Born (1939-10-18) 18 October 1939 (age 80)
Oslo, Norway
OccupationLyric poet
Jazz vocal reciter
Translator
Author
Residence Stockholm, Sweden
Period1965present
GenreBiography
Non-fiction
Poetry
Poems
Anthologies
Relatives Ragnar Vold (father)

Jan Erik Vold (born 18 October 1939) is a Norwegian lyric poet, jazz vocal reciter, translator and author. [1] He was a core member of the so-called "Profil generation", the circle attached to the literary magazine Profil . Throughout his career as an artist, he has had the ability to reach the public, both with his poetry and his political views. He has contributed greatly to the renewal of Norwegian poetry, and created interest in lyrical poetry. Jan Erik Vold is currently living in Stockholm.

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He was born in Oslo, the son of journalist Ragnar Vold. [2]

Career

He has won numerous awards, including the 1965 Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris for his literary début, Mellom speil og speil; Gyldendal's Endowment in 1968; the Aschehoug Prize in 1981; the Brage Prize for Poetry in 1993 and Honorary Award in 1997; the Gyldendal Prize in 2000; the Anvil Award in 2004; and he was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1979 and 1999. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Oslo in 2000.

Works

Poetry Collections

Prose

Essays

Drama

Discography

Reinvented poems

Nonfiction, author biographies

Anthologies and other writings

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References

  1. Store Norske Lexikon: Jan Erik Vold
  2. Økland, Einar. "Jan Erik Vold". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 August 2010.