Jānis Cimze

Composer

1814 – 1881

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Who was Jānis Cimze?

Jānis Cimze was a Latvian pedagogue, collector and harmoniser of folk songs, organist, founder of Latvian choral music and initiator of professional Latvian music. He is buried at the Lugaži Cemetery.

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Born
Jul 3, 1814
Rauna parish
Nationality
  • Latvia
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
    (1838 - 1839)
Died
Oct 22, 1881
Valka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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