Lars Gustafsson

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Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
Vasteras, Sweden
Death Date
Apr 3, 2016 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
Vasteras, Sweden
Death Date
Apr 3, 2016 (79)

About

A Swedish author, poet, and scholar, he is best known for his 1978 novel, The Death of a Beekeeper, which was praised by John Updike. His other works include Sigismund, The Tale of a Dog, and Stories of Happy People.

Before Fame

He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from Uppsala University in 1978.

Trivia

He taught creative writing and philosophy at the University of Texas, Austin from 1983 to 2006.

Family Life

He was born in Vasteras, Sweden. He later lived for many years in the United States.

Associated With

He and renowned playwright August Strindberg were both natives of Sweden.