A mission to translate Marie Under – Estonia’s most influential poet – into English Estonian World
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By Silver Tambur in Culture · October 3, 2013
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A mission to translate the work of Estonia’s most influential poet into English is underway.

While Estonia has recently become internationally better known for its technological achievements, it has been somewhat slower in showcasing its cultural heritage. Arvo Pärt may well be one of the most performed living composers in the world, but there are still many who don’t realise that he originates from Estonia. There is even less knowledge about Eduard Tubin (1905-1982), another great Estonian composer. But at least, when one talks with a stranger about Estonian culture in London, Berlin or Paris, music would most probably top the league. With the quality education of classical musicians having produced world-class composers, conductors and singers, this tiny Nordic country truly punches above its weight. One could also mention a few names from the world of visual arts, perhaps followed by Estonian animation....

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