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Krišjānis Barons

Strutele, Jaunpils parish, 1832 - Riga 1923
known as the "father of the dainas" (Dainu tēvs) thanks largely to his systematization of the Latvian folk songs and his labour in preparing their texts for publication in Latvju dainas
(Wikipedia)
Lea Davidova
1985

Rīga /  Krišjānis Barons   Rīga /  Krišjānis Barons

Description

Granite columns with a face.

Inscription(s)

KRIŠJĂNIS
BARONS

в честь 150-летия
выдающегося
латышского
фольклориста
1985 г.
veltījums
dainu tēvam
150. gadskārtā
1985 g.
In honor of the 150th anniversary
of the outstanding
Latvian
folklorist
1985
Dedicated
to the father of the dainas
150th anniversary
1985

Annotation

The architect of the monument is Gunārs Asaris.

Rīga - Krišjānis Barons

Sculptor

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Location (N 56°57'2" - E 24°7'7")

Item Code: lv045; Photograph: 10 July 2013
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