26 May 1931
Swan River, Manitoba, Canada
|Died||15 December 1992 (aged 61)|
|Resting place||Hammarby kyrkogård|
|Occupation||associate professor of literature, academic, author, translator|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
|Notable works||Samuels bok|
Sven Delblanc ( May 26, 1931 - December 15, 1992) was Swedish author and professor of literature.
Born in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, Deblanc died in Gottsunda Parish, Uppsala, and is buried in Hammarby kyrkogård in Uppsala, Sweden.
Delblanc was an Associate Professor in the history of literature at Uppsala University since 1965. He received the Aftonbladet Literature Prize in 1965. Before his death he was pointed out as the anonymous writer Bo Balderson.
He was born in Canada but grew up near Vagnhärad, Sweden. His parents divorced and the father, Siegfried Axel Herman Delblanc, remarried. His paternal grandfather, Friedrich Hermann Delblanc, a bookmaker in Stockholm, was from Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Sven Delblanc's maternal relatives were from Väse in Värmland in the West of Sweden. His maternal grandmother came from Norway. His maternal grandfather, Axel Nordfält, was the inspiration to the character Samuel in Samuels bok (1981).
The Swedish television series Hedebyborna (1978) is based on Delblanc's series of novels Åminne (1970), Stenfågel (1973), Vinteride (1974) and Stadsporten (1976).
- 1968 – Lekar i kvinnohagen (manuscript)
- 1978 – Hedebyborna (manuscript)
- 1986 – Prästkappan (book)
- 1990 – Kära farmor (manuscript)
- 1992 – Maskeraden (manuscript)
- Kastrater (1977)
Awards and merits
- Aftonbladets litteraturpris (1965)
- BMF-plaketten (1970)
- Svenska Dagbladets litteraturpris (1970)
- Litteraturfrämjandets stora romanpris(1970)
- Zornpriset (1970)
- Sixten Heymans pris (1974)
- BMF-plaketten (1981)
- Nordiska rådets litteraturpris (1982) for Samuels bok
- Övralidspriset (1985)
- Pilotpriset (1986)
- Kellgrenpriset (1989)
- Augustpriset (1991) for Livets ax
- BMF-plaketten (1991)
- Gerard Bonniers pris (1992)
- ^ Delblanc, Sven. Livets ax. Bonniers, 1991. p. 84.
- Sven Delblanc at IMDb
- Sven Delblanc Society
- Petri Liukkonen. "Sven Delblanc". Books and Writers