Quotes by Tomas Transtromer

About Tomas Transtromer:


Tomas Gösta Tranströmer is also characterized by a sense of mystery and wonder underlying the routine of everyday life, a quality which often gives his poems a religious dimension. He has been described as a Christian poet.

Author Bio


  • NameTomas Transtromer
  • DescriptionSwedish poet, psychologist and translator
  • AliasesTomas Gösta Tranströmer
  • BornApril 15, 1931
  • DiedMarch 26, 2015
  • CountrySweden
  • ProfessionLinguist; Poet; Writer; Translator
  • WorksBaltics; For The Living And The Dead; The Sorrow Gondola
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Literature; Litteris Et Artibus; Neustadt International Prize For Literature