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Steinshús

The poet Steinn Steinarr was born in Naut­eyrar­hreppur parish 13 October 1908. He is considered the most important modernist poet in Iceland. An exhibition was opened about Steinn Steinarr, in Steinn Steinarr house, close to Naut­eyri (just 4 km from the main road), in 2015, shedding some light on the origins of the poet in Ísa­fjarðar­djúp Bay, how his family was split up, his first encounters with poetry ...