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European Cultural Choices –  Iceland

Iceland – Cultural Choices

Halldór Laxness (1902-1998) writer, poet, and essayist
Jónas Hallgrímsson (1807-1845) poet
Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval (1885-1972) painter
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (1968- ) historian
Matthías Jochumsson (1838-1920) poet
Nína Tryggvadóttir (1913-1968) artist
Þórbergur Þórðarson (c. 1888-1974) author and Esperantist
Ólafur Arnalds (1986- ) multi-instrumentalist
Svava Jakobsdóttir (1930-2004) writer
Ragnar Axelsson (1958- ) photographer
Þorsteinn Gylfason (1942-2005) philosopher, translator, musician, and poet
Stefán Hörður Grímsson (1919-2002) poet
Guðbergur Bergsson (1932- ) writer
Steinunn Sigurðardóttir (1950- ) poet and novelist
Sigurður Nordal (1886-1974) scholar and writer
Jón Nordal (1926- ) composer and pianist
Louisa Matthíasdóttir (1917-2000) artist
Guðmundur Kamban (1888-1945) playwright and novelist
Kristín Ómarsdóttir (1962- ) poet and writer
Snorri Hjartarson (1906-1986) poet
Hannes Pétursson (1931- ) poet and writer
Sigurður Pálsson (1948- ) author and translator
Atli Heimir Sveinsson (1938- ) composer
Björgvin Guðmundsson (1891-1961) composer
Einar Bragi Sigurðsson (1921-2005) poet and publisher
Ingibjörg Haraldsdóttir (1942- ) poet and translator
Haukur Tómasson (1960- ) composer
Olafur Eliasson (1967- ) artist
Sjón (Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson) (1962- ) poet, novelist, and lyricist
Einar Már Guðmundsson (1954- ) novelist

Iceland – European Cultural Choices
Iceland – European Cultural Choices

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European Cultural Choices – Iceland
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