Tor Bomann-Larsen

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Tor Bomann-Larsen
Born (1951-04-26) 26 April 1951 (age 65)
Jevnaker, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation illustrator, children's writer, non-fiction writer, novelist and government scholar
Awards Cappelen Prize
Brage Prize

Tor Bomann-Larsen (born 26 April 1951) is a Norwegian illustrator, children's writer, non-fiction writer, novelist and government scholar.

Bomann-Larsen was born in Jevnaker, Oppland, and started his career as a satirical illustrator for various newspapers, including Friheten, Ny tid, Dagbladet, Nationen and Arbederbladet. He has written biographies of explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen and writer Sigurd Christiansen.[1][2] He was awarded the Cappelen Prize for 1993,[3] and the Brage Prize for non-fiction in 2004.[4] The Brage Pize was awarded for Bomann-Larsens second volume of his biographie of King Haakon VII and Queen Maud of Norway. After seven volumes, the latest published in 2016, the time period covers more than 170 years, from the birth of royal princess Maud of Wales in 1869 until the relationship between The US president Franklin D Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Märtha during World War II.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Tor Bomann-Larsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Smit, Toril. "Tor Bomann-Larsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Litteratur. Cappelenprisen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tidligere vinnere av Brageprisen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
Awards
Preceded by
Axel Jensen
Recipient of the Cappelen Prize
1993
Succeeded by
no award for 1994