Antanas Strazdas

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Birthday
9, 1760
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 23, 1833 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1760
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 23, 1833 (73)

About

Lithuanian priest, poet, and hymn writer. He published two literary works during his lifetime: Ode to Riga and Secular and Holy Songs.

Before Fame

He attended several monastery schools before studying at a seminary in Varniai, Lithuania.

Trivia

His best known hymn, "Let us Fall on Our Knees," became a standard in many Lithuanian churches.

Family Life

He was born to a poor serf family in Margenai, Lithuania.

Associated With

He and Vince Kudirka were both poets from Lithuania.