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Evert Taube

  • Birth 12 Mar 1890
  • Death 31 Jan 1976
  • Burial Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden
  • Memorial ID 7914383

Swedish National Poet. Evert Taube is one of the most beloved poets in Sweden´s history. He captured the soul of the nation in his songs and lyrics. Evert Taube´s adventurous life gave him the inspiration to most of his songs, describing the Swedish nature and archipelagos, or Argentina´s vast Pampas, the hills of Italy and the roaring sea. Evert Taube also distiguished himself as a fine painter. He was honoured with a number of awards during his lifetime, and a society is created bearing his name. He is buried next to his wife, Astri (1898-1980), at Maria Magdalena Kyrkogård in Stockholm.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 27 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7914383
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Evert Taube (12 Mar 1890–31 Jan 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7914383, citing Maria Magdalena Kyrkogård, Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .