Composer Peteris Vasks was nominated for a Grammy for his String Quartet No.4 - which was preformed by the Kronos Quartet - in the best chamber music category. Vasks, Latvia's best-known composer, composed the piece at the request of the music group. The Grammy awards will be held on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles.Martijans Bekasovs, the European Parliament observer who was recently recalled by the Saeima (Latvia's parliament) is still continuing to perform his duties in Strasbourg. Bekasovs, a member of Latvia's Socialist Party, does not view the decision by the Saeima as binding since the EP i...
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