Paul Gjesdahl

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Paul Dessen Gjesdahl (22 December 1893 – 14 August 1969) was a Norwegian journalist and theatre critic. He was a theatre critic for the newspaper Dagbladet from 1919 to 1930, for Tidens Tegn from 1930 to 1937, and for Arbeiderbladet from 1937 to 1967.[1]

He was a chairman of the Norwegian Students' Society in 1919 and a member of Mot Dag, a board member of the Norwegian Critics' Association for 36 years, and vice chairman of the Norwegian Broadcasting Council from 1946 to 1955.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Premièrer og portretter. 1957. 
  • Centralteatrets historie. 1964. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Gjesdahl". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Hirsti, Reidar. "Paul Gjesdahl". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 July 2010. 
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Hans Bull Brodtkorb Mohr
Chairman of the Norwegian Students' Society
1920 (spring)
Succeeded by
Thomas Sinding