European Cultural Choices – Latvia

Latvia – Cultural Choices

Imants Ziedonis (1933-2013) poet
Raimonds Pauls (1936- ) composer and pianist
Rainis (Jānis Pliekšāns) (1865-1929) poet, playwright, and translator
Aspazija (Elza Pliekšāne) (1865-1943) poet and playwright
Ojārs Vācietis (1933-1983) writer and poet
Krišjānis Barons (1835-1923) writer, folklorist, and linguist
Imants Kalniņš (1941- ) composer
Rudolf Blaumanis (1862-1908) writer, and playwright
Māra Zālīte (1952- ) writer
Emils Darzins (1875-1910) composer, conductor, and music critic
Aleksandrs Čaks (1901-1950) poet and writer
Eduards Veidenbaums (1867-1982) poet and translator
Janis Rozentāls (1866-1916) painter
Vilhelms Purvītis (1872-1945) painter
Vizma Belševica (1931-2005) poet, writer, and translator
Klāvs Elsbergs (1959-1987) poet and translator
Auseklis (Miķelis Krogzemis) (1850-1879) poet
Kārlis Baumanis (1835-1905) composer
Andrejs Pumpurs (1841-1902) poet
Edvarts Virza (1883-1940) writer
Māra Cielēna (1954- ) writer
Mariss Jansons (1943- ) conductor
Leons Briedis (1949- ) poet, novelist, essayist, literary critic, and translator
Edward Leedskalnin (1887-1951) sculptor
Gustav Klutsis (1895-1938) photographer
Pēteris Vasks (1946) composer
Ēriks Ešenvalds (1977- ) composer
Emilis Melngailis (1874-1954) composer and folklorist
Jāzeps Vītols (1863-1948) composer
Jēkabs Kazaks (1895-1920) painter
Latvia – European Cultural Choices
Latvia – European Cultural Choices

Make your choice

Which Latvian great minds do you think are worthy of being listed among the greatest in Europe?

Let’s choose the great minds who will represent the culture of our country in Europe, in a continental and cross-border dialogue.

Make choice here or on Facebook:

European Cultural Choices – Latvia
European Cultural Choices – Latvia


< Home > 

Great Minds of Lithuania > 


Let’s rediscover Europe - together