Eduards Veidenbaums

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Eduards Veidenbaums
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Born(1867-10-03)3 October 1867
Died24 May 1892(1892-05-24) (aged 24)
Mūrmuiža parish, Russian Empire (now Latvia)
OccupationPoet and translator

Eduards Veidenbaums (Glāznieki, Priekuļi parish, 3 October 1867 — Kalāči, Mūrmuiža parish, 24 May 1892) was a Latvian poet and translator. Most of his poetry was published posthumously.

Biography[edit]

Eduards Veidenbaums was born at the Glāznieki farmstead in the Priekuļi parish (now territory of Cēsis). In 1872 his family moved to Kālāči in the Mūrmuiža parish. In 1887 after finishing Riga governorate gymnasium, Veidenbaums started to study law at the University of Tartu.

In May 1892 he died of tuberculosis after five months' illness.

Bibliography[edit]

Poetry

  • Dzejas (1896)
  • Dzejas (London 1900)

Complete works

  • Kopoti raksti. 1—2. R.: LVI, (1961)
  • Raksti (1926)
  • Kopoti raksti. 1—6 (1907–1909)

Selections

  • Dzejas. R.: Nordik (2005)
  • Domāju es domas dziļas... R.: Draugi N.I.M.S. (2000)
  • Brīvības cēlajais gars. R.: Liesma (1978)
  • Izlase. R.: LVI (1952)

About the writer

  • Līvija Volkova. Eduards Veidenbaums. R. (1979)
  • A.Vilsons. Eduarda Veidenbauma dzīve. R. (1967)
  • Rūdolfs Egle. Eduards Veidenbaums dzīvē un darbos. Cēsis/R. (1926)