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Per Johan Edvard Bäckström (1841–1886)

Bäckström, Per Johan Edvard (bāk’strėm). A Swedish dramatist and lyric poet; born in Stockholm, Oct. 27, 1841; died there, Feb. 13, 1886. His principal work is ‘Dagvard Frey’ (1876), a tragedy; besides this the dramas ‘A Crown’ (1869), ‘Eva’s Sisters’ (1869), ‘The Prisoner of Kallö’ (1870), met with success. His lyrics were published in three collections (1860, 1870, 1876).