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 Asta <I>Willmann</I> Linnolt

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Asta Willmann Linnolt Famous memorial

Birth
Estonia
Death
Dec 1984 (aged 68)
Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes scattered. Specifically: Location not known at present.
Memorial ID
112232187 View Source

Author. She was an Estonia novelist, poet, actress, theatre Director and playwright. She was active in 1930's radio and the Parnu theatre before being forced into exile from her native country during World War II. She studied at Stockholm University and later received her MFA from the Yale School of Drama in the United States. Afterwards, she became head of the Drama department at the Hartford Conservatory from 1963 to 1971 and was chairperson of the Estonian PEN Club in 1982. Her major literary works were "Lumm", a collection of short stories; her principal writing was a 5-volume "From Ashes to Earth" in 1961 to 1968; and "Baiting the Wolves" in 1975. She married Dr. Erik Linnolt with whom she had no surviving children.

Author. She was an Estonia novelist, poet, actress, theatre Director and playwright. She was active in 1930's radio and the Parnu theatre before being forced into exile from her native country during World War II. She studied at Stockholm University and later received her MFA from the Yale School of Drama in the United States. Afterwards, she became head of the Drama department at the Hartford Conservatory from 1963 to 1971 and was chairperson of the Estonian PEN Club in 1982. Her major literary works were "Lumm", a collection of short stories; her principal writing was a 5-volume "From Ashes to Earth" in 1961 to 1968; and "Baiting the Wolves" in 1975. She married Dr. Erik Linnolt with whom she had no surviving children.

Bio by: StarrySky

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Ashes scattered in Atlantic Ocean off coast of Connecticut.


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  • Originally Created by: StarrySky
  • Added: 12 Jun 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 112232187
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112232187/asta-linnolt: accessed ), memorial page for Asta Willmann Linnolt (2 Oct 1916–Dec 1984), Find a Grave Memorial ID 112232187, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Location not known at present..