Vagn Steen (Holbæk, DK, 1928 – 2016)
Vagn Steen was a Danish poet. He graduated from the University of Aarhus in 1956 and was later a professor of Concrete Poetry in the United States. Vagn Steen introduced Concrete Poetry in Denmark. Since 1963, he published several Concrete Poetry books and exhibited visual poems and objects inspired by words. He has for many years advocated a more democratic and playful literature that was not reserved for the intellectual elite.