The Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011, has died of a stroke, said Friday the academy that awards the prestigious award. Aged 83, he died in a Stockholm hospital.
After suffering a stroke in 1990, Tomas Tranströmer was already down when he received his Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011. He died Thursday, said the Nobel Foundation. “ Saddened to learn of the death of Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer who died yesterday ,” said she tweeted. “ Sad news. The Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer won the Nobel prize has left us. But his words will never die ,” responded on Twitter, too, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He died at the age of 83 in a hospital in Stockholm, suites, a new stroke. The award of the prestigious Swedish poet surprised. Despite the translation of his work into 60 languages and its clear style with striking metaphors, it remained unknown to the general public. This is a discreet but bright poet who remain one of the great names in literature in Sweden.