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Lasse-Maja

November 20, 2010

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19th century thief and transvestite/transsexual Lasse-Maja captivated the Swedish public with his escapades, and his charm eventually earned him his freedom.

Rolf de Maré

October 5, 2010

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Rolf de Maré established and ran the Ballets Suédois in Paris from 1920-25 for his lover, choreographer and principal dancer Jean Börlin. Debussy, Satie, Honegger, Milhaud, Albéniz, Léger, Picabia, de Chirico, Bonnard all worked with the ballet.

G.A.N.

September 26, 2010

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Swedish artist Gösta Adrian-Nilsson - GAN - brought abstract art from Berlin to Sweden in 1917. He also had a not-hard-to-notice obsession with sailors.