Sigrid Lidströmer

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Sigrid Lidströmer (1866–1942), grand daughter of the architect Fredrik August Lidströmer, was a Swedish author, polemicist and translator.[1] She wrote articles in the Swedish literary gazette Idun,[2][3] wrote and translated songs,[4] novels, short stories,[5] polemical articles,[6] and poems from and to Swedish, Finnish,[7] Norwegian, Danish,[4] German, French and English.

She corresponded[8] with Oscar Wilde and translated his The Ballad of Reading Gaol into Swedish.[9]

Her main interests were women's rights,[10] education, literary debate and general human rights.[11]


  1. ^ Sveriges Periodiska Litteratur (Swedish Periodical Literature), vol. 3, pp. 542-590
  2. ^ Idun, literary magazine, Swedish Royal Library, Stockholm, 1910-1930.
  3. ^ Sällskapet Iduns protokollsböcker (Protocol Books of the Idun Society), Deposition No. 218, Handskriftssektionen (Manuscript Section), Swedish Royal Library, Stockholm.
  4. ^ a b Lennart Reimer's Music Archives, Part of the Swedish State Musicological Archives, Stockholm
  5. ^ The Mörner Archive, AL, CB, Örebro University Library, Örebro, Bernhard Lundstedt
  6. ^ Biblioteksbladet (14th-20th volumes), Gothenburg University Library, Gothenburg, Sweden
  7. ^ Finsk Tidskrift (Finnish Newspaper), journal (1912-1936), Helsinki, Finland
  8. ^ Epistola: in carcere et vinculis - Letters from the Prison Time - (Brev från fängelsetiden), translation into Swedish by Carl Björkman, 1920, 1926, 1927
  9. ^ Oscar Wilde, Intentions, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, De profundis, translation into Swedish by Sigrid Lidströmer, Swedish Title: Readingballaden - Skrifter av Oscar Wilde, 1920, 1926, 1927.
  10. ^ Dagny (Magazine for Women's movement), Gothenburg University Library, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1912-1930.
  11. ^ Ord och Bild (Word and Picture), Magazine (12th-21st volumes)