Viggo Stuckenberg

Viggo Stuckenberg ( born September 17, 1863 in Vridsløselille today to Albert Lund Municipality, † December 6, 1905 in Copenhagen) was a Danish poet, who is known for his lyrical and sentimental poems.


Viggo Stuck 's father, Frederik Henrik Stuckenberg (1832-1899), was a teacher in the state prison in Vridsløselille. His mother's name was Johanne Georgine Fog (1833-1895) and he had three younger siblings - Børge, Tyge og Else. 1872, the father in Copenhagen was turned on and the family moved to Nørrebro around. 1884 Viggo Stuckenberg was a high school student in Det of Westenske Institute and subsequently began his studies at the University of Copenhagen. He first studied theology, then the natural sciences, but left the university in 1886 and became a teacher at the Slomanns Skole, Frederiksberg. He remained at this position for the rest of his life.

In 1887 he married Ingeborg Pamperin ( 1866-1904 ), the charmed circle of his like-minded poets who often came together in stucco mountain house, including Sophus Claussen and John Jørgensen. The couple had been engaged since 1884 and had two sons - Henrik (b. 1890) and Niels Holger (b. 1891). The marriage ended tragically when, Ingeborg Stuckenberg in 1903 after some tension in their relationship husband and children left and emigrated with the Gärtner, Hans Madsen, New Zealand. However, the new situation was for them to disappointment. Madsen returned to Denmark, and she chose to commit suicide in 1904. In the same year married Viggo Stuckenberg with Hans Madsen's former wife, Clara Holbøll ( 1868-1940 ). The poet died the following year to a kidney infection and was buried in Assistants Cemetery.

The drama of his life was a constant inspiration for his poetry, where the main topics are the marital happiness and collapse.

Some of his most famous poems are som To elsker hinanden (two who love each other, music: Emil Reesen oa) and Forårsregn ( spring rain ).