Artur Alliksaar

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Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 12, 1966 (43)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 12, 1966 (43)

About

Estonian poet who rose to literary prominence in the 1950s. He published a bestselling free-verse poetry collection -- Paikesepillaja (Lavishing Sunshine) -- in 1997.

Before Fame

As a volunteer in the Estonian legion, he fought against the Red Army.

Trivia

He published a play entitled "Nimetu Saar" ("Nameless Island").

Family Life

He was born and raised in Tartu, Estonia, where his father was a railway worker.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow poet Martin Lipp.

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