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Language  Swedish
Name  Bo Carpelan
Nationality  Finnish
Role  Poet
Education  University of Helsinki
Period  1946–2011

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Born  Bo Gustaf Bertelsson Carpelan 25 October 1926 Helsinki, Finland (1926-10-25)
Notable works  I de morka rummen, i de ljusa Urwind Berg
Notable awards  Nordic Council Literature Prize 1977 I de morka rummen, i de ljusa Finlandia Prize 1993 Urwind 2005 Berg
Died  February 11, 2011, Espoo, Finland
Books  Urwind, Elämä jota elät
Awards  Nordic Council's Literature Prize, Finlandia Award, Samfundet De Nios stora pris
Similar People  Marta Tikkanen, Tuomas Anhava, Claes Andersson, Edith Sodergran, Tua Forsstrom

Alma mater  University of Helsinki

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Baron Bo Gustaf Bertelsson Carpelan (25 October 1926 – 11 February 2011) was a Finnish poet and author. He published his first book of poems in 1946, and received his Ph.D. in 1960. Carpelan, who wrote in Swedish, composed numerous books of verse, as well as several novels and short stories.

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In 1997, he won the Swedish Academy Nordic Prize, known as the 'little Nobel'. He is the only person yet to have received the Finlandia Prize twice. He won the 2006 European Prize for Literature. His poem, Winter was Hard, was set to music by composer Aulis Sallinen. He also wrote the libretto for Erik Bergman's only opera, Det sjungande trädet.

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Carpelan died of cancer on 11 February 2011. He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki. He was a member of the Finnish noble family Carpelan.

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