Estonian musicians died at 66

Here are 3 famous musicians from Estonia died at 66:

Andrew Winter

Andrew Winter (April 7, 1892 Sindi-October 27, 1958) also known as Andres Jüri Winter was an Estonian artist, painter and visual artist.

Winter had a passion for painting since he was a child, and he pursued his interest in the arts by studying at the Tallinn School of Applied Arts and the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. He began his career as an artist in Estonia, where he gained recognition for his work in the 1920s. Winter moved to the United States in 1949 and settled in New York City. His work continued to receive critical acclaim, and he became known for his landscapes, cityscapes, and still lifes. Some of his notable works include "Spring Haze," "Italian Hill Town," and "New England Forest". Winter's art style was influenced by German Expressionism, and he was also known for his use of vibrant, bold colors. Despite facing numerous obstacles throughout his life, including the Soviet occupation of Estonia and personal financial struggles, Winter continued to create art until his death in 1958. His legacy lives on through his powerful and inspiring artworks.

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Edgar Krahn

Edgar Krahn (October 1, 1894-March 6, 1961) was an Estonian mathematician.

He is best known for his pioneering work in the field of topology, particularly in the area of algebraic topology. After studying at the University of St. Petersburg, Krahn became a professor at the University of Tartu in Estonia, where he worked for many years. He also spent time at the University of Hamburg in Germany and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Krahn's contributions to topology include the development of what is known as the Krahn–Bhaskaracharya theorem, which deals with the maximum and minimum eigenvalues of certain differential operators. He also made significant contributions to the study of knot theory and the topology of manifolds. In addition to his work in mathematics, Krahn was an accomplished linguist, fluent in many languages including Russian, German, French, and English.

Krahn's life and work were tragically cut short by cancer, which eventually forced him to retire from his position at the University of Tartu. Nevertheless, his contributions to the field of mathematics continue to be studied and celebrated to this day.

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Aleksander Tõnisson

Aleksander Tõnisson (April 17, 1875 Tartu County-June 30, 1941 Tallinn) a.k.a. Mayor Aleksander Tõnisson was an Estonian personality.

He was a businessman, politician and a leader in the Estonian War of Independence. Tõnisson was educated at the University of Tartu where he became a member of the Estonian Students' Society in 1894. He became involved in politics and was elected to the Estonian Provincial Assembly in 1917.

Tõnisson was a key figure in the Estonian War of Independence, serving as the commander of the Estonian Defence League, and later as the Minister of War. Following the war, he was appointed as the Mayor of Tallinn from 1923 to 1932, where he oversaw major developments in the city, including the construction of the Pärnu Highway and the Tallinn Zoo.

In addition to his political career, Tõnisson was also a successful businessman, serving as the chairman of the board of the Estonian Credit Bank and the Tallinn Credit and Savings Bank. He was widely respected and admired for his leadership, and was awarded several medals and honors for his contributions to Estonian independence and society.

Unfortunately, Tõnisson's life was cut tragically short when he was arrested by the Soviet secret police and executed in 1941 during the Soviet occupation of Estonia. Despite his premature death, Tõnisson's legacy as a prominent leader in Estonian history remains a source of inspiration and pride for many Estonians today.

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