Eva Elisabet Norberg-Hagberg

1915 - 2004


Eva Elisabet Norberg-Hagberg was born in Stockholm, grew up in Ludvika, and made her debut in 1941 with the poetry collection Evig låga, which was followed by another seven collections, including Kvast, 1945, and Biktbarn, 1988. Besides a number of prose books, she was primarily known for her hymns and choral texts. The Swedish hymn-book of 1986 contains fourteen of her hymns.