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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011
Tomas Tranströmer

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Nobel Lecture

The 2011 Nobel Lecture in Literature consisted of a program featuring texts by Tomas Tranströmer in the presence of the Laureate, on Wednesday 7 December 2011 at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm. Participants: Actor Kristina Adolphson, actor Krister Henriksson, pianist Roland Pöntinen, conductor Gustaf Sjöqvist's Chamber Choir and Uppsala Chamber Soloist and others.

See a Video of the Nobel Lecture
88 min.

Read the Introduction by Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy
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Read the Programme of Texts
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Swedish/English (pdf 1.31 MB)

 

Photos from the Event

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  • Introduction by Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir performs.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer (left) with his wife Monica and Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy (right).
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Tomas Tranströmer's poetry was read aloud in different languages, among them, Spanish, read by Antolina Gutiérrez del Castro.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Roland Pöntinen playing music by Franz Liszt.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Uppsala Chamber Soloists playing during the program for Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer at the Swedish Academy.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Tomas Tranströmer receives applause after the program at the Swedish Academy.
    Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Introduction by Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir performs.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer (left) with his wife Monica and Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy (right).
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Tomas Tranströmer's poetry was read aloud in different languages, among them, Spanish, read by Antolina Gutiérrez del Castro.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Roland Pöntinen playing music by Franz Liszt.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Uppsala Chamber Soloists playing during the program for Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer at the Swedish Academy.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Tomas Tranströmer receives applause after the program at the Swedish Academy.
Copyright © The Swedish Academy 2011
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

 

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