Kersti Merilaas

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Birthday
7, 1913
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Mar 8, 1986 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1913
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Mar 8, 1986 (72)

About

Estonian poet, author, and translator known for Loomingus, Kuukressid, and other poetic works. Also a writer of children's books and plays, she is known for such titles as Turvas and Pilli-Tiidu.

Before Fame

She lived with her mother and sister in St. Petersburg, Russia until the Russian Revolution hastened her family's 1917 return to Estonia.

Trivia

She wrote libretti for three Estonian operatic works.

Family Life

She married author August Sang in 1936. The two writers became parents to a son named Joel in 1950.

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She translated the works of Bertolt Brecht into Estonian.

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