Egil Rasmussen

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1903 – 1964

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Who was Egil Rasmussen?

Egil Rasmussen was a Norwegian author, literature critic and musician.

Born in Bossekop village, Alta municipality, his family moved to Tromsø when Rasmussen was 3 years old, and he grew up there.

Rasmussen worked for many years as a lektor. He received his Ph.D. in 1949. From 1948 to 1964 he was literary critic for the newspaper Aftenposten. His first literary effort was at 20 years of age when he produced the novel Østen og vesten in 1923. His last novel, Den siste skrivekaren. En norsk bygdelegende, was a dystopian vision of the future, which came out posthumously in 1966.

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Born
Apr 28, 1903
Profession
Lived in
  • Tromsø
Died
Jun 18, 1964

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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