100 years since his death

Sweden salutes August Strindberg

10 min

Swedish theatres, art and photo galleries and universities here at home and abroad are celebrating  the 100th anniversary of the death of the giant of Swedish drama and literature – August Strindberg.

Despite his international fame, August Stlrindberg was denied the Nobel prize in literature by a suspicious academy of letters.

At the Stockholm city theatre, Hugo Hansén is in charge of the Strindberg year program there and explains just what’s happening.