Vold, Jan Erik
Born in Oslo in 1939, lives in Stockholm. Vold is a Norwegian poet, translator and famous for his jazz & poetry performances.
He has won numerous awards, including the 1965 Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris for his literary début, Mellom speil og speil; Gyldendal's Endowment in 1968; the Aschehoug Prize in 1981; the Brage Prize for Poetry in 1993 and Honorary Award in 1997; the Gyldendal Prize in 2000; the Ambolt Prize in 2004; and he was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1979 and 1999. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Oslo in 2000.
TextØstersjøer (Translation of "Östersjöar" from Swedish)