1861–1939
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De­cem­ber 15, 1861, Lin­kö­ping, Swe­den.

Oc­to­ber 23, 1939, Lin­kö­ping, Swe­den.

A-der.

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Anna was the daugh­ter of Adolf Fred­rik Ölan­der, a high school tu­tor, and Ma­ria Hel­ena (El­in) Aro­se­ni­us.

She moved to Svans­hals, Swe­den, at age 10 when her fath­er became vi­car there. She moved back to Lin­kö­ping after her fath­er’s death.

Anna be­gan writ­ing poems and stor­ies ear­ly in life; she ed­it­ed near­ly 50 books, in­clud­ing three po­et­ry col­lec­tions. The oth­ers were Chris­tian stor­ies and nov­els. She al­so trans­lat­ed hymns in­to Swed­ish from Eng­lish and Ger­man, and wrote some orig­in­al hymns.

  1. Det brister en sträng
    • A Quiv­er­ing Chord Is Brok­en
  2. En Gång På Korset för Mig Je­sus Dog
  3. Om jag ägde allt, men icke Je­sus
  4. Varför icke i dag, varför tvekar du än