Wednesday 25 November 2015

Kirsi Kunnas (Finnish poet, children's literature author and translator)

* Kirsi Kunnas has an extensive oeuvre consisting of poems, fairy tale books, drama, translations (e.g. Lewis Carroll, Federico García Lorca) and non-fiction. Her books have been translated into Swedish, English, German, French, Hungarian, and Estonian. She has received several prizes and awards in Finland for her life's work.

Kunnas is married to author Jaakko Syrjä. The lead singer and songwriter Martti Syrjä and guitarist Mikko Syrjä of Eppu Normaali are their sons.


BIRTH DATA: Kirsi Marjatta Kunnas, 14 December 1924, 12:00 (12 Noon) EET (-2), Helsinki, Finland (60n10, 24e58). ASC: 13 Aquarius. RR: B (from biography). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield quotes from Kirsi Kunnas - Sateessa ja tuulessa by Leena Kirstinä (WSOY, 2014): "Helsingissä Eiran sairaalassa syntyi 14. joulukuuta 1924 kello 12 pieni tyttö, sunnuntailapsi."

tr Translation: 'At Eira Hospital in Helsinki a little girl, a Sunday child, was born on 14 December 1924 at 12:00 o'clock.'

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