Kristina Lugn

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Gunhild Bricken Kristina Lugn (Swedish: [krɪsˈtîːna ˈlɵŋːn]; 14 November 1948 – 9 May 2020)[1] was a Swedish poet.[2] She was a member of the Swedish Academy.[3][4] She was born in Tierp, Sweden. She was known for her many works with Henning Mankell, such as the novel Tjuvbadarna.[5] She was a television presenter for the show Oförutsett which was broadcast on SVT in 1987. She presented the show along with Jörn Donner and Bert Karlsson.[6]

Lugn was found dead at her home in Stockholm on 9 May 2020, aged 71.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Jones, Evelyn. "Författaren Kristina Lugn är död Archived 2020-05-09 at the Wayback Machine", Dagens Nyheter 9 May 2020. Accessed 9 May 2020.
  2. "Du ska få ett Panoramafönster ~ Kristina Lugn (1948–)" (in Swedish). Poeter.se. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  3. Lundborg, Beatrice (6 April 2014). "Kristina Lugn – det sista geniet". Dagens Nyheter. Archived from the original on 27 January 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  4. Ekman, Michel (25 November 2010). "Kristina Lugn mellan dikt och verklighet". Svenska Dagbladet. Archived from the original on 2 March 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  5. "Kristina Lugn". Archived from the original on 23 August 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  6. "Författaren och akademiledamoten Kristina Lugn är död". svenska.yle.fi. Retrieved 9 May 2020.