Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson

Icelandic poet

Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson (2 February 1882 – 20 May 1906) was an Icelandic poet.

Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson
Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson in the early 1900s.
Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson.
BornJóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson
(1882-02-02)2 February 1882
Reykjavík, Iceland
Died20 May 1906(1906-05-20) (aged 24)
Reykjavík, Iceland
OccupationPoet, writer
LanguageIcelandic
NationalityIcelandic
Alma materMenntaskólinn í Reykjavík
Period1903–1906
GenreNew Romantic

Sigurðsson was a new New Romantic-style writer. He was born in Reykjavík. He studied at the Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík until 1903.[1]

In November 1905, Sigurðsson fell ill and was hospitalized. He died on 20 May 1906, aged 24, in Reykjavík.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jóhann Gunnar Sigurðsson". Lestu. Retrieved 2 February 2014. (in Icelandic)