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INCANTATION – Oscar Danielson, Swedish songwriter

You will come back and walk without turning around He is a guitar teacher, who was born in Stockholm in 1971. He manages a record company and since the late ’90s he has also produced music for television and radio programs (mainly for children). He won a Grammy in 2012, for the album “The Cost of Being a Child.” He ...

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MEN WHO HATE WOMEN – Part of Millenium Trillogy, written by Stieg Larsson

Writing Millenium novels Stieg Larsson was Swedish writer and activist, whose posthumously published Millenium series of crime novels brought him international acclaim. He was the second best-selling author in the world for 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. He was born August 1954 in Skelleftehamn. He started writing his stories and at the age of 12 he completed his first attempt to ...

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I WANT YOU TO COME NOW – Kristina Lugn

The themes of loneliness, smiling In Swedish her surname also means “calm” (a double meaning she often plays with humor). Appreciated by the Swedish audience, she touches subjects of loneliness with cynicism and black humour. After finishing her academic education, she has devoted her time to poetry. Born in Tierp (Uppland) in 1948, KRISTINA LUGN is a poet and dramatist. ...

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CARL LARSSON (1853/1919), SWEDISH PAINTER – When a woman become a turning point in a painter’s life

Oils, watercolors and frescoes to express pictures of calm daily life CARL LARSSON 1/3 – At the age of thirteen, he joined the Stockholm Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. Thanks to his talent, over the years, the timid boy, born in 1853, had become a central figure in his academy. A publisher published his books (written and illustrated) containing reproductions ...

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ANDERS ZORN (1860/1920), SWEDISH PAINTER – When it comes to the skills that need to capture the light and colors

Bequally equally skillful in watercolor, oil and etching ANDERS ZORN 1/3 – He was one of the most prominent Swedish artists, painter and sculptor, best known for his nude studies and portraits (especially of the common and working class). He was born in 1860 in Mora to a young unmarried peasant woman and his life was not easy, because he ...

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DIARIES OF ART – The South / East Australia

The charm of nature and amazement of human creativity Our Australian art itinerary starts at Cowaramup. The small town retains much of the character of its agricultural heritage, but has been rebuilt as a home to a wide range of typical local produce. https://www.margaretriver.com/towns/cowaramup/ You can enjoy a delicious meal in the Udderly Cafe. In this town in southwestern Australia, ...

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ART ITINERARIES OF IMAGES – Australian journey

Australian journey The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.  

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AUSTRALIAN SOUNDS – Tamborine Mountain Orchestra

When the Orchestra concert is on Tamborine Mountain The orchestra exists since 1974, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtvMuXkcnAU when a group of enthusiasts conducted fund-raising activities to bring a orchestra into being. Their aim? Enjoy music, with others perform public concerts. If you can read the score or play an instrument, you can join TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN ORCHESTRA. From 7pm-9pm, they meet on Wednesday evenings ...

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THE HOUSE AT RIVERTON – Novel by Kate Morton

Gothic elements with mystery elements Her novels have been published in 31 states. She is very attracted to contemporary novels combining Gothic elements with mystery elements. Born in Queensland (South Australia) in 1976, KATE MORTON is an bestselling Australian writer of novels (A Faraway Madness, The Garden of Secrets). Her familly moved many times until they settled on Tamborine Mountain, ...

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ALL THINGS CONSPIRE – Judith Wright

The poet of Mount Tamborine She was the second Australian woman, who received the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Her first book of poetry “The Moving Image” was published in 1946. JUDITH WRIGHT was born in Armidale (New South Wales), spent her youth in Brisbane and Sydney, becoming extremely interested in Aboriginal reality. She has written numerous poems and letters ...

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