Thanks to his fairy tales and stories, Hans Christian Andersen, is probably the most widely read author in the world today, but even in his own time was read and known from Russia in the east to América in the west
Klaus Rifbjerg is one of the great masters of Danish literature. In this deeply personal and moving interview from the writer looks back on his life and literary career, reflecting on what it means to age – and to die.
Danish is a small language with only around million speakers. Yet Denmark has a rich literary tradition with authors such as H. Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) and Peter Høeg, who have all made their mark on world literature
Tukuma (Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt, DK, 1984) The director Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt collaborated with Klaus Rifbjerg and Greenlander J. T. Motzfeldt on the script for this film about a continental Dane's search for his lost brother in the wilderness of Greenland. http://www.dfi.dk/faktaomfilm/film/da/351.aspx?id=351
1970: Forfatterne Charlotte Strandgaard, Ebbe Reich, Klaus Rifbjerg, Hans Jørgen Nielsen, Erik Thygesen m.fl. protesterer mod at kulturminister K. Helveg Petersen vil fratage teatergruppen 'Secret Service' statsstøtte, fordi der ryges hash under forestillingerne.