Ain Kaalep

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Kaalep in 2000

Ain Kaalep (4 June 1926 – 9 June 2020) was an Estonian poet, playwright, literary critic and translator.

Life[change | change source]

He was born in Tartu, Estonia. Kaalep was a member of the Congress of Estonia. From 1989 to 2001, Kaalep was the editor-in-chief of the journal Akadeemia. In 2002, he was briefly a professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Tartu.

Kaalep died on 9 June 2020 in Tartu from problems caused by Alzheimer's disease, aged 94.[1]

Works[change | change source]

Kaalep in 2010
  • Aomaastikud (1962)
  • Samarkandi vihik (poetry, 1962)
  • Iidamast ja Aadamast ehk Antimantikulaator (play, 1967)
  • Järvemaastikud (1968)
  • Mäe veri (Totomauna) (play, 1970)
  • Klaasmaastikud (1971)
  • Paani surm ja teisi luuletusi (1976)
  • Peegelmaastikud (I 1976, II 1980)
  • Kuldne Aphrodite ja teisi luuletusi (1986)
  • Maavallast ja maailmakirjandusest (essays and literary criticism, 1984)
  • Minu silmad ja sinu silmad (play, 1965)
  • Kolm Lydiat (essays and literary criticism, 1997)
  • Haukamaa laulu (1999)
  • Jumalatosin (2008)
  • Muusad ja maastikud. Luuletusi aastaist 1945–2008 (2008)

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