Aasmund Brynildsen

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Aasmund Brynildsen (16 October 1917 – 19 June 1974) was a Norwegian essayist, biographer, magazine editor and publishing house consultant.

He was born at Tjøme. He married writer Karin Bang in 1952.[1]

Brynildsen co-edited the anthroposophical magazine Spektrum from 1950 to 1954.[2] He issued several essays collections, including Svermeren og hans demon (1972), a collection of four essays on the writer Knut Hamsun.[1]

He was awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize in 1973.[3]


  1. ^ a b Rottem, Øystein (2000). "Aasmund Brynildsen". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 2. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Aasmund Brynildsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  3. ^ "Språk- og litteraturpriser" (in Norwegian). Riksmålsforbundet. Archived from the original on 1 April 2010. Retrieved 29 March 2009.