Anniversaries - December 15, 2019
It is 88 years today since Klaus Rifbjerg was born.
Danish author born to a middle-class family in Copenhagen. Both parents were teachers who read newspapers across the political spectrum. Rifbjerg had two older sisters, and the family employed a housekeeper who became an important person to the sickly, sensitive boy. He began writing while he was still at school and he participated in school plays.
Rifbjerg won a scholarship to the United...
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