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Rita Törnqvist-Verschuur

Rita Törnqvist-Verschuur was born in Amsterdam in1935, and studied Swedish language and literature. She lived in Sweden for ten years with her husband and three children, including her daughter Marit. Rita worked as a translator, and translated many books by Astrid Lindgren, before writing her own books for children and adults. She wrote eight volumes of memoirs, starting with her experiences as a child during World War II. Her books Tadpoles on the Piano and The Old Musician have been translated into English.


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