Garūta, Lūcija


Lūcija Garūta (1902–1977), Riga, Latvia

Concert pianist, composer, and poet. Her cantata God, Your Earth Is Burning had its first performance as the Second World War raged outside the Riga Cathedral in 1943 (a tape recording of the concert has been preserved). She also composed piano concertos and a number of pieces for solo piano.