Adolfs Skulte - Latvian composer
(1909. - 2000.)

Composer, has graduated Latvian conservatoires composition class ( with prof. J. Wihtols , 1934 ). Also studied in Latvian University ( 1928 - 1931). From  1936 he was working in Latvian Music Academy lecturer of composition and theoretical subjets, professor from 1952. His music is full of optimism and epical monumentalism. His composition class has absolved many popular Latvian composers such as M.Brauns, A.Engelmanis, E. Goldsteins, A. Grinups, I.Kalnins, R.Kalsons, .Ramans, I.Zemzaris.His principal works: 2 balets (Brivibas sakta (1950 - 190’), 3 operas, 9 symphonies, and other symphonical works, works for choir, instrumental chambermusic (Air for cello and piano (1943) -  6’, String quartett (1936) - 34’).


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