Tomas Transtromer


Age: 83

Summary: Swedish poet and winner of the 2011 Nobel Literature Prize who was considered as a master of metaphor and one of the most important Scandinavian poets of the post-World War II era, whose work has been translated into more than 60 languages and influenced poets across Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

Born: April 15, 1931

Died: March 26, 2015

Stockholm, Sweden