Torgeir Schjerven

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Torgeir Schjerven (born 28 August 1954) is a Norwegian author and lyric poet. Schjerven trained as a painter and has illustrated children’s books. He has worked as a film actor in such films as Lasse & Geir (1976), directed by Svend Wam and Petter Vennerød) and Det tause flertall - The silent majority (1977, directed by Svend Wam). He was also involved in writing the script for these movies. [1] [2] [3]


In 1995 Schjerven was one of the finalists for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for the novel Omvei til Venus.

Torgeir Schjerven is married to the author Inger Elisabeth Hansen.




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  1. Torgeir Schjerven in NRK author’s summary (Norwegian)
  2. Torgeir Schjerven in Dagbladet author’s summary (Norwegian)
  3. Torgeir Schjerven in Aftenposten author’s summary (Norwegian)