Poet Ziedonis dies at 79

  • 2013-03-06
  • From wire reports
RIGA - Latvia has suffered a tremendous loss with the death of poet and writer Imants Ziedonis on Feb. 27, at the age of 79, reports LETA. State officials offered their deepest condolences to the late poet Ziedonis’ loved ones, and to all those who love his works.President Andris Berzins said that Ziedonis was a very special and unique person, and he will always be remembered for his literary work, wisdom, his contribution to the strengthening of Latvian identity.Saeima Chairwoman Solvita Aboltina said that it is a great loss for the entire nation, and that she is offering ...
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