Schoultz, Solveig von (1907–1996)

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Schoultz, Solveig von (1907–1996)

Finnish poet and short-story writer. Born May 8, 1907, in Porvoo, Finland; died Mar 12, 1996; dau. of Hanna Frosterous-Segerstråle (painter).

Works, which she wrote in Swedish, include Min timme (1940), De sju dagarna (1942), Eko av ett rop (1945), Ingenting Ovanligt (1947), Nätet (1956), Sänk ditt ljus (1963), and Somliga mornar (1976); also wrote biography of her mother, Porträtt av Hanna (1978). Received Pro Finlandia Medal (1980); awarded honorary doctorate from Helsinki University (1986).