Frans Eemil Sillanpää

:"Sillanpää redirects here. For other meanings, see Sillanpää (disambiguation)."Infobox Writer
name = Frans Eemil Sillanpää
awards = awd|Nobel Prize in Literature|1939


birthdate = birth date|1888|9|16|mf=y
birthplace = Hämeenkyrö, Finland
deathdate = death date and age|1964|6|3|1888|1|16|mf=y
deathplace = Helsinki, Finland
occupation = Writer
nationality = Finnish

Frans Eemil Sillanpää (Audio|Fi-Frans_Eemil_Sillanpää.ogg|pronunciation) (September 16, 1888June 3, 1964) was one of the most famous Finnish writers.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1939 "for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature."

Frans Eemil Sillanpää was born into a peasant family in Hämeenkyrö. Although his parents were poor, they managed to send him to school in Tampere. In 1908 he moved to Helsinki to study medicine. Here his acquaintances included the painter Eero Järnefelt, Jean Sibelius, Juhani Aho and Pekka Halonen.

In 1913 Sillanpää moved from Helsinki to his old home village and devoted himself to writing.

He won international fame for his novel "Nuorena nukkunut" ("The Maid Silja"/"Fallen Asleep While Young") in 1931.

The asteroid 1446 Sillanpää, discovered by the renowned Finnish astronomer and physicist Yrjö Väisälä, was named after him.

Works

* "Elämä ja aurinko" (1916)
* "Ihmislapsia elämän saatossa" (1917)
* "Hurskas kurjuus" (translated as "Meek Heritage") (1919)
* "Rakas isänmaani" (1919)
* "Hiltu ja Ragnar" (1923)
* "Enkelten suojatit" (1923)
* "Omistani ja omilleni" (1924)
* "Maan tasalta" (1924)
* "Töllinmäki" (1925)
* "Rippi" (1928)
* "Kiitos hetkistä, Herra..." (1930)
* "Nuorena nukkunut" (1931)
* "Miehen tie" (1932)
* "Virranpohjalta" (1933)
* "Ihmiset suviyössä" (translated as "People in the Summer Night") (1934)
* "Viidestoista" (1936)
* "Elokuu" (1941)
* "Ihmiselon ihanuus ja kurjuus" (1945)


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