4/15/1931 - 3/26/2015
Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Tomas Transtromer
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83, Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday.
The reclusive, mild-mannered wordsmith - considered a master of metaphor and one of the most important Scandinavian poets of the post-World War II era - died Thursday after a short illness said Bonniers spokeswoman Anna Tillgren.
In famous collections such as the 1966 "Windows and Stones," Transtromer used imaginative metaphors to describe the...