Jan-Magnus Bruheim

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Jan-Magnus Bruheim
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Jan-Magnus Bruheim, 03.06.1961
Born (1914-02-15)15 February 1914
Skjåk, Norway
Died 10 August 1988(1988-08-10) (aged 74)
Skjåk, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Poet and children's writer
Awards Dobloug Prize

Jan-Magnus Bruheim ( 15 February 1914 –10 August 1988) was a Norwegian poet and children's writer. [1]

Biography[edit]

Bruheim was born at Skjåk in Oppland, Norway. He was the son of Mathias Bruheim (1882-1967) and Torø Jonsdotter Lund (1880-1929). After graduation from gymnasium, Bruheim spent one year at Viken kristelege ungdomsskole at Gjøvik. From 1958 to 1961 he was a teacher at Øygardskulen in Skjåk.[2] [3]

He published over forty books including twenty poetry collections and a range of children's books with poems and rhyme. His first poetry collection was Stengd dør from 1941. Among his children's books are Skrythøna from 1956, Røyskatten from 1961, and Doggmorgon from 1977. [4] [5]

He was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1963.[6]

He died at his home in Skjåk during 1988.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jan-Magnus Bruheim". lokalhistoriewiki. Retrieved April 1, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Viken (Gjøvik)". lokalhistoriewiki. Retrieved April 1, 2018. 
  3. ^ Haganæs, Jul. "Jan-Magnus Bruheim". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Rottem, Øystein (1996). Norges Litteraturhistorie. Etterkrigslitteraturen (in Norwegian). 1. Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 355–358. ISBN 82-02-16423-0. 
  5. ^ Skei, Hans H. "Jan-Magnus Bruheim". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Dobloug-prisen". Forfatterportalen.no. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  7. ^ Gaute Losnegård (August 4, 2014). "Jan-Magnus Bruheim". Allkunne. Retrieved April 1, 2018. 

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