Heli Lääts

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Heli Lääts
Heli Lääts 1974.jpg
Lääts in 1974.
Background information
Also known asHeli Saul
Born(1932-06-24)24 June 1932
Kuressaare, Saare County, Estonia
Died16 February 2018(2018-02-16) (aged 85)
Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia
GenresEstrada, chamber, pop, polka, jazz
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1955–2006
LabelsMelodiya

Heli Lääts (24 June 1932 – 16 February 2018)[1] was an Estonian singer (mezzo-soprano). Her career began in the mid-1950s. Lääts performed estrada, chamber, pop, polka, and jazz music.

During her career, Lääts also recorded and performed a number of children's songs. She also released several albums, recorded music for Eesti Raadio, and recorded songs with Mikk Mikiver and Jaak Joala. Some of her best-known songs in Estonia include "Tsirkus," "Oma laulu ei leia ma üles," and "Tänav, pink ja puu."[2]

Lääts died at age 85 on 16 February 2018 in Tallinn.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Estonian Theater and Music Museum. "In Memoriam Heli Lääts (1932-2018)". Estonian Theater and Music Museum. Estonian Theater and Music Museum. Archived from Eesti Teatri- ja Muusikamuuseum the original Check |url= value (help) on 19 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 news.err.ee Singer Heli Lääts dies at 85 16 February 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.