Imants Kokars

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Imants Kokars
Born (1921-08-16)August 16, 1921
Gulbene, Latvia
Died November 24, 2011(2011-11-24) (aged 90)
Riga, Latvia
Occupation(s) Conductor

Imants Kokars (16 August 1921 in Gulbene, Latvia – 24 November 2011 in Riga, Latvia)[1] was a Latvian pedagogue and conductor. His twin brother Gido Kokars was also a conductor. He has been chief conductor of several Latvian Song and Dance Festivals and initiated the Nordic-Baltic Choral Festival in 1995.

On 12 April 1995 Imants Kokars was awarded the Order of the Three Stars, third class.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miris maestro Imants Kokars" (in Latvian). Delfi. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ar Triju Zvaigžņu ordeni apbalvoto personu reģistrs" (doc) (in Latvian). President Chancery of the President of Latvia. Retrieved 3 December 2011.