Tor Obrestad

Norwegian poet (1938-2020)

Tor Obrestad (12 February 1938 – 25 January 2020) was a Norwegian novelist, poet and documentary writer. He was born in . He published his first two books in 1966. For these books, the poetry collection Kollisjon and a collection of short stories, Vind, Obrestad won Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris. He also wrote biographies on Arne Garborg, Hulda Garborg, Alexander Kielland and Einar Førde.

Obrestad in 2007

Obrestad died on 25 January 2020 in Nærbø. He was 81.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kongsnes, Ellen (27 January 2020). "Tor Obrestad er død". Stavanger Aftenblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved 28 January 2020.