Anton Rønneberg

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Anton Rønneberg
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Anton Rønneberg in 1949
Born(1902-08-09)9 August 1902
Ålesund, Norway
Died7 May 1989(1989-05-07) (aged 86)
OccupationTheatre director
Theatre critic
Theatre historian
Spouse(s)Ruth Krefting
RelativesJoachim Rønneberg (nephew)
AwardsOrder of the Polar Star
Order of the Crown of Italy

Anton Johan Rønneberg (9 August 1902 – 7 May 1989) was a Norwegian writer, theatre critic, dramaturg and theatre director.

Rønneberg was a theatre critic for several Oslo newspapers: Norges Kommunistblad in 1924, Middagsavisen from 1925 to 1927, Morgenbladet from 1928 to 1930[1] and Aftenposten. He was the acting theatre director for the National Theatre from 1933 to 1934. He wrote several books, including Teater hjemme og ute (1945), a biography on actress Tore Segelcke (1946), and two volumes on the history of Nationaltheatret.[2][3]


  1. ^ Friis, Jakob; Hegna, Trond; Juel, Dagfin, eds. (1936). "Rønneberg, Anton Johan". Arbeidernes Leksikon (in Norwegian). 6. Oslo: Arbeidermagasinets Forlag. p. 177.
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Anton Rønneberg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
  3. ^ Berg, Thoralf. "Anton Rønneberg". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 3 September 2010.
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Halfdan Christensen
Director of the National Theatre

Succeeded by
Johan Henrik Wiers-Jenssen