Friday, November 13, 2015

Mankell brought to final rest – Göteborgs-Posten

The author Henning Mankell has been buried in Gothenburg. The ceremony, held last Wednesday, had not been announced in advance and was only for relatives and specially invited friends, writes Expressen.

Among those present were, among others, actors Ulla Skoog, Sven Wollter, Tomas von Brömsen, Lena Endre Hobert and Krister Henriksson. Former Archbishop KG Hammar, officiated at the ceremony, which began with the hymn “The grief and joy”. This was followed by speeches were followed by Paul McCartney’s song “Blackbird” and Mozambican traditional song “Wokala”.

Henning died on 5 October, in the wake of the cancer. He was 67.

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