Siri von Essen
Finnish actor
Siri von Essen
Siri von Essen was a Swedish-speaking Finnish noblewoman and actress. She was married to Baron Carl Gustaf Wrangel between 1872–76, with whom she had a daughter, Sigrid. After their divorce, she married the Swedish dramatist and writer August Strindberg; they were married between 1877–91. Together they had three children: two daughters, Karin Smirnov (born 1880) and Greta (born 1881), and a son, Hans (born 1884 in Lausanne, Switzerland).
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Kända författare till Lomma - Sydsvenskan
Google News - over 5 years
Joakim Palmkvist berättar om boken den 26 oktober klockan 19 på biblioteket i Lomma. Lena Einhorn kritikerrosade roman "Siri" handlar om äktenskapet mellan Siri von Essen och August Strindberg. Den 10 november klockan 19 kommer Lena Einhorn till Lommas
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Manden under pres - NORDJYSKE
Google News - over 5 years
Den ægteskabelige jalousi mellem Strindberg (Jørgen Bing) og dennes kone Siri von Essen (Birgitte Simonsen) er baggrunden for dramatikken. Ikke mindst på grund af Siri von Essens tætte forhold - lesbisk kærlighed? - til sin medspiller Marie David
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Rösten Iran aldrig glömmer - Sveriges Radio
Google News - over 5 years
Siri von Essen Biblioteket har också talat med författaren Lena Einhorn om hennes roman Siri. Den boken vill berätta historien om Titanen och Friherinnan utifrån Siri von Essens eget perspektiv. Skilsmässan. Barnen. Det nya ensamma livet
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Lena Einhorn | Siri - Göteborgs-Posten
Google News - over 5 years
I Lena Einhorns debutroman står relationen mellan Siri von Essen och August Strindberg i centrum. Johan Dahlbäck konstaterar att romanen präglas av en medryckande rättframhet. August Strindberg fick Siri von Essen att bryta upp från sitt äktenskap. ... - -
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Maria Rydhagen: Där satt jag i skuggan av ett berg - Kvällsposten
Google News - over 5 years
Det är profetiskt att hans första fru Siri von Essen lever med sin make i ett hus där Strindbergs föräldrar en gång bott. En åskknall kan leda till en inställd middag. Etc. På Infernohotellet Orfila i Paris blir Strindberg nästan som rädd för sina egna
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August och människorna » Två år före döden gick August till angrepp mot ... - Tidningen Kulturen
Google News - over 5 years
Dessförinnan och under flera år tillsammans med Siri von Essen verkade han öppen i könsdebatten, hade strävat efter jämlikhet i äktenskapet och sökt samarbete, i den mån han ville samarbeta konstnärligt, med flera kvinnor, hustrun inräknad
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Abre temporada obra de Strindberg en el Foro Quinto Piso - SDP Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
Strindberg estuvo casado con tres mujeres (Siri von Essen, Frieda Uhl y Harriet Bosse, en orden cronológico) y tuvo hijos con todas ellas. Fueron tres experiencias matrimoniales desastrosas. Protagonizó fuertes polémicas éticas y políticas
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Il Legame - Persinsala.it
Google News - over 5 years
... attuali ancora oggi in un contesto di estrema labilità dei legami affettivi, sono il punto di partenza per un testo in cui Strindberg vuole sondare – prendendo spunto dall'esperienza personale di separazione dalla baronessa Siri von Essen,
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"Créanciers", belle réussite du diptyque Strindberg - Le Monde
Google News - almost 6 years
... quinze jours pendant cet été qui vit aussi naître, en quinze jours, Créanciers, dans laquelle Strindberg dresse, à travers le personnage de Tekla, un portrait implicite et fort peu flatteur de son épouse, Siri von Essen, avec qui ça n'allait plus
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PO Enquist spelas i Hjoggböle - Norra Västerbotten
Google News - almost 6 years
Studenterna på skådespelarutbildningen fattade snabbt tycke för Enquist pjäs, en episod ur Strindbergs liv då Strindberg tillsammans med sin före detta fru Siri von Essen repeterar pjäsen ”Den starkare”. August Strindberg har blivit brädad av
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PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW; When Strindberg Found His Truth Machine
NYTimes - about 15 years
August Strindberg is famous for being a playwright, madman and misogynist. He is not so well known as a photographer. In fact it seems downright weird to think of him with a camera. Such a cool, scientific medium seems the wrong outlet for such a hothead. But a few dozen photographs of and by Strindberg, on view at Scandinavia House, belie this
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THEATER; 'Amorous Deceptions' at the Rushmore Festival
NYTimes - over 21 years
JUST as the misogynistic, anti-Semitic and otherwise not very nice August Strindberg was an indelible influence on modern drama, he was, by unfortunate consequence, the father of the ugly tell-all autobiography and talk show that is too much upon us. Without the plays of Strindberg, notably "The Father," "Dance of Death" and "Miss Julie," where
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Review/Theater; Strindberg's Vengeance And a Dance Of Debt
NYTimes - about 25 years
Jealousy and mistrust surround the seaside resort that is the setting for Strindberg's "Creditors," as the play's characters damage one another with a diabolical fury. As Carey Perloff's taut production at the CSC Theater reminds one, the play is a tragi-comedy. Written in 1888, the same year as "Miss Julie," "Creditors" derives from the author's
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Review/Theater; Strindberg Tormented
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: In his perceptive biography of August Strindberg, Michael Meyer credits the playwright with pioneering ''the depiction of men and women driven by love, hatred, jealousy or a mixture of all three to that nightmare border country where hysteria abuts on madness.'' More than many writers, Strindberg derived his art directly from his own tortured
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BROADWAY
NYTimes - over 30 years
''THE COLORED MUSEUM,'' says the man who wrote it, George C. Wolfe, ''is a series of 12 exhibits, if you will -where the myths and the madnesses of black/Negro/colored Americans are stored. The 'soft sculptures' in that museum are human beings.'' And Joseph Papp has picked this theater piece by a young black writer, with an all-black cast, to lead
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Books of The Times; A Life of Drama
NYTimes - about 32 years
AUGUST STRINDBERG. By Olof Lagercrantz. Translated by Anselm Hollo. Farrar Straus Giroux. 399 pages. $25.50. One can hardly imagine a more fascinating, or a more formidable biographical subject than August Strindberg. Aside from writing some of the most powerful dramas to visit the stage at any time, he dramatized his own life with an uninhibited
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Siri von Essen
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1912
    Age 61
    Died on April 22, 1912.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1877
    Age 26
    Siri had always wanted to become an actress, but it was not considered suitable for a noblewoman, which was what she stated as a reason for the divorce. Between 1877 and 1881, she was an actress at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, and her husband wrote many plays for her.
    More Details Hide Details She left the royal stage because of a pregnancy. Siri also tutored actresses who wished to learn acting for the stage, one such student being Martha Hedman.
    After their divorce, she married the Swedish dramatist and writer August Strindberg; they were married between 1877–91.
    More Details Hide Details Together they had three children: two daughters, Karin Smirnov (born 1880) and Greta (born 1881), and a son, Hans (born 1884 in Lausanne, Switzerland).
  • 1872
    Age 21
    She was married to Baron Carl Gustaf Wrangel between 1872–76, with whom she had a daughter, Sigrid.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1850
    Born
    Born on August 17, 1850.
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