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Gustav Ernesaks

voc, 1908-1993 EE, Perila
Singer / Composer / Conductor of Classical

Gustav Ernesaks (12 December 1908 – 24 January 1993) was an Estonian composer and a choir conductor.Ernesaks was born in Perila, Peningi Parish. He played an integral role in the Singing Revolution and was one of the father figures of the Estonian Song Festival tradition. One of his songs, set to Lydia Koidula's poem Mu isamaa on minu arm, became an unofficial national anthem during the years of Soviet occupation. He was also the composer of the Anthem of Estonian SSR used between 1945 and 1990.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Children's Music
  • Folk
  • World
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Gustav ErnesaksGustav Ernesaks1993Compil.
Mu Isamaa On Minu ArmGustav Ernesaks1988Album
Laulutaat Gustav ErnesaksGustav Ernesaks1987Album
Teeme MuusikatGustav Ernesaks1978Single
Gustav ErnesaksGustav Ernesaks1978Compil.
Kuidas Kalamehed Elavad / UstavusEesti NSV Riiklik Akadeemiline Meeskoor, Gustav Ernesaks1972Album
Gustav ErnesaksGustav Ernesaks1968Album
Власть ПесниEesti NSV Riiklik Akadeemiline Meeskoor, Gustav Ernesaks1960Album
Kuidas Kalamehed Elavad (Koorisüit)Gustav Ernesaks1957Album
Eesti NSV Riiklik Akadeemiline MeeskoorEesti NSV Riiklik Akadeemiline Meeskoor Kunstiline Juht Gustav ErnesaksAlbum
Ooper «Tormide Rand»Gustav ErnesaksAlbum
Сцены И Арии Из Оперы «Певец Свободы» / Сцены И Арии Из Оперы «Рука Об Руку»Eugen Kapp / Gustav ErnesaksAlbum
Songs by Estonian composersEstonian National Male Choir, Gustav ErnesaksAlbum
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