Kristina Lugn

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Birthday
14, 1948
Birthplace
Sweden
DEATH DATE
May 9, 2020 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1948
Birthplace
Sweden
DEATH DATE
May 9, 2020 (71)

About

Known for such poetry collections as Hundstunden (The Dog Hour) and Om Ni Hor Ett Skott (If You Hear A Gun Shot) and for such plays as Silver Star and De Tröstlösa (The Inconsolable), this Swedish author also served as director of a Stockholm theatre company called Teater Brunnsgatan Fyra.

Before Fame

Her first volume of poetry, Om Jag Inte, was published in 1972. Her earliest play, När Det Utbröt Panik i det Kollektiva Omedvetna, debuted a decade and a half later.

Trivia

Her plays were performed at such venues as the Stockholm City Theatre and the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Family Life

Though born in in Tierp, Uppland, Sweden, she grew up primarily in Skövde, Västergötland.

Associated With

She and fellow poet Lars Gustafsson were both born in Sweden.