ARTUR KAPP (1878-1952), a notable Estonian composer; one of the founders of Estonian symphonic music; a student of Homilius and Rimsky-Korsakov
approx. 5,5x9 typed letter signed from the Bishop of Estonian Lutheran Church addressed to composer and teacher Artur Kapp (dated February 3, 1936)
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Thanks for your interest.
Hugo-Bernhard Rahamägi - 02.06.1886 - 01.09.1941 Kirov Oblast
1913 graduated from Tartu University, Faculty of Theology. 1914-20 Minister of Kaarma congregation. From 1920 Lecturer at Tartu University, 1926-34 Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Theology. Member of the I and IV Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) representing Christian Folk Party, 1938-39 member of National Assembly, 1924-25 Minister of Education in the cabinets of F.Akel and J.Jaakson. 1934-39 Bishop of Estonian Lutheran Church, Head of Church. Arrested on 25.04.1941. Sentenced to death by NKVD Tribunal verdict and executed.