Hendrik Adamson

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Hendrik Adamson
Nationality Estonian
Occupation poet and teacher

Hendrik Adamson (6 October [O.S. 24 September] 1891 – 7 March 1946) was an Estonian poet and teacher.

He was born as a son of a tailor in Patsi farmstead in Metsakuru village, Kärstna Parish (now in Veisjärve village, Tarvastu Parish), Viljandi County. From 1911 he worked as a teacher at the Torma Võtikvere Ministry of education. From 1919–1927 he was the head of the primary school in Kärstna. Subsequently, he became a professional writer and a member of the Estonian Writers' Union.

Notable poems include "Mulgimaa" (Tartu, 1919), "Inimen" (Tartu, 1925), "Tõus ja mõõn" (Tartu, 1931), "Kolletuspäev" (Tartu, 1934), "Mälestuste maja" (Tartu, 1936) and "Linnulaul" (Tartu, 1937). He also published the novels "Kuldblond neitsi" and "Roheline sisalik" (Tartu, 1925).[1]

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  1. ^ Maie Torim and Karl Muru, Pilk Hendrik Adamsoni elule ja luulele – Keel ja Kirjandus 1966, nr. 4, lk. 210–225

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