Yrsa Stenius

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Yrsa Stenius
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Stenius in 2007
Born(1945-01-07)7 January 1945
Helsinki, Finland
Died18 May 2018 (aged 73)[1]
Stockholm, Sweden
EducationUniversity of Helsinki
Occupationjournalist and newspaper editor, non-fiction writer
EmployerAftonbladet
Notable work
Tills vingen brister

Yrsa Carola Stenius (7 January 1945 – 18 May 2018) was a Finnish born Swedish journalist and newspaper editor.

She was born in Helsinki to architect Olof Stenius and actress Dorle von Wendt. She studied literature and philology at the University of Helsinki. She was chief editor of the newspaper Arbetarbladet from 1972 to 1978. From 1979 she was cultural editor for the newspaper Aftonbladet and was appointed chief editor for the newspaper from 1982 to 1987. She has written biographies of Jussi Björling and Albert Speer, and other books include Makten och kvinnligheten (1993) and Lögnens olidliga lättnad (2005).[2]

She died on 18 May 2018, 73 years old.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andersson, Claes (25 May 2018). "Principfast publicist, trofast vän och taxvän". Hufvudstadsbladet (in Swedish). p. 23.
  2. ^ Johansson, Rolf. "Stenius, Yrsa". Biografiskt lexikon för Finland (in Swedish). URN:NBN:fi:sls-5550-1416928958156. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  3. ^ Yrsa Stenius är död – blev 73 år gammal (in Swedish)