Katarina Frostenson Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More
|Full Name||Alma Katarina Frostenson Arnault|
|Famous For||Being a member of the Swedish Academy (that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Debut (as a writer)||I Mellan (1978)
|Awards, Honors, Achievements||• Great Prize of the Society of Nine (1989)
• Bellman Prize (1994)
• Swedish Radio Prize for Lyrical Poetry (1996)
• Erik Lindegren Prize (2004)
• Ekelöf Prize (2007)
• Litteris et Artibus medal (2007)
• Nordic Council's Literature Prize (2016)
|Date of Birth||5 March 1953|
|Age (as in 2018)||65 Years|
|Birthplace||Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Listening to Music|
|Relationships & More|
|Husband/Spouse||Jean-Claude Arnault (Photographer)
|Parents||Names Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Katarina Frostenson
- On 27 February 1992, she was elected to the Swedish Academy. Frostenson succeeded the writer Artur Lundkvist to Chair number 18.
- In the 1980s, she wrote essays and introductions on French authors.
- Frostenson has been a member of the editorial team of the literary calendar ‘Halifax‘ and runs a Forum gallery together with her husband, Jean-Claude Arnault.
- Her Forum gallery became an important meeting place for authors, musicians, and artists in the late 1980s.
- In 2018, her husband was convicted on charges of rape. On this account, she voluntarily stepped down as a member of the Swedish Academy.
- Frostenson has written many poems and novels such as Rena land (1980), I det gula (1985), 4 monodramer (1990), Tankarna (1994), Endura (2002), etc.
- Katarina Frostenson is a niece of Swedish hymn writer Anders Frostenson.