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Rolf Jacobsen Biography and Poems

Rolf Jacobsen Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Rolf Jacobsen, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Jacobsen, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Jacobsen, Rolf

Rolf Jacobsen (March 8, 1907—February 20, 1994) could be said to be the first modernist writer in Norway. Jacobsen's career as a writer spanned more than fifty years. He is one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished poets, who launched poetic modernism in Norway with his first book, Jord og jern (Earth and Iron) in 1933. Jacobsen's work has been translated into over twenty languages. The central theme in his work is the balance between nature and technology - he was called "the Green Poet" in Norwegian literature.. Norwegian poet writer

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