Hrafnhildur Hagalín


Hrafnhildur Hagalín is an Icelandic playwright living and working in Reykjavík. She graduated from the Reykjavík College of Music as a classical guitarist and later studied Literature and Theatre at the University of Sorbonne, Paris-IV. Her first play, “I am the Maestro” (Icelandic Critics´ Award 1991, Nordic Theatre Prize 1992)has been translated into twelve languages and produced in many countries around the world. Among Hrafnhildur´s other plays are “Easy now, Electre”(nominated for the Icelandic Theatre Prize “Gríman” and the Nordic Theatre Prize 2001) “North”, “Salka Valka” (an adaption of Laxness´ novel), a television play, and “Loners”(2009) – a cycle of six short radio plays currently being broadcast by the Icelandic State Broadcasting System.

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