Juris Kronbergs

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Juris Kronbergs (born 1946) is a Latvian-Swedish poet and translator, living in Stockholm.

In Latvia, he is best known for his poetry, written in Latvian. His most acknowledged book is Vilks vienacis (Wolf One-Eye, 1996), which has been published in Swedish, English and Estonian. In Sweden, Kronbergs is the most prolific translator of Latvian literature into Swedish. Since the late 1970s, he has translated numerous volumes of poetry and fiction by Imants Ziedonis, Vizma Belševica, Knuts Skujenieks, Uldis Bērziņš, Sandra Kalniete, Jānis Elsbergs, Edvīns Raups, Inguna Jansone and other authors, as well as an anthology of Latvian poetry and a selection of Latvian folk-songs.

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