Lars Vargö (born Lars Gunnar Axel Vargö, haigō: Langdao; October 6, 1947, Stockholm, Sweden), former ambassador to South Korea and Japan. Presently head of the Stockholm Japan Center and president of the Swedish Haiku Society. Author of several books on haiku, including a translation with commentaries on Bashō’s complete hokku. Author of the Haikupedia article “Haiku in Sweden.” Resides in Stockholm, Sweden.
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