Katarina Taikon

Appears in: Poets

Katarina Taikon-Langhammer (29 July 1932 at Almby, Örebro - 30 December 1995 at Ytterhogdal, Hälsingland; Sweden) was a Swedish Romany writer and actor, from the Kalderash caste. She was the sister of Rosa Taikon.

She was best known for writing the series of books Katitzi, partly auto-biographical (in 1979 a TV-series based on the books was produced).

Katarina Taikon died of brain damage after falling into a coma following an accident.

(See Wikipedia biography below)