Tore Zetterholm

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Tore Zetterholm
T Zetterholm, J Fjellander, K Ahlmark-Michanek och G Palm 1966.jpg
Zetterholm (left), with Jan Fjellander, Kristina Ahlmark-Michanek  (sv ) and Göran Palm  (sv )
Born(1915-10-04)4 October 1915
Stockholm, Sweden
Died9 November 2001(2001-11-09) (aged 86)
NationalitySwedish
Occupationnovelist, playwright and journalist
Awards Dobloug Prize (1978)

Tore Zetterholm (19152001) was a Swedish novelist, playwright and journalist. He made his literary debut in 1940 with the novel Stora Hoparegränd och himmelriket. He chaired the Writers' Guild of Sweden from 1957 to 1972. [1] He was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1978.

The Dobloug Prize is a literature prize awarded for Swedish and Norwegian fiction. The prize is named after Norwegian businessman and philanthropist Birger Dobloug (1881–1944) pursuant to his bequest. The prize sum is 4 * 150,000 Swedish crowns (2011). The Dobloug Prize is awarded annually by the Swedish Academy.

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References

  1. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Tore Zetterholm". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 6 July 2012.