Ado Reinvald

Ado Reinvald (3 December 1847 Viljandi Parish, Viljandi County – 8 February 1922) was an Estonian poet.[1]

He was the owner of Ilissa farm near Tarvastu. Because of initiative of Reinvald, the farm was transformed to the local cultural centre. In 1894, the centre went bankrupt.[1]

Reinvald died in 1922 and is buried at Raadi Cemetery in Tartu.[1]

Several Reinvald's poems have been set to music. The most notable is "Kuldrannake" ('Golden Strand'), music by Aleksander Läte.[1]

WorksEdit

  • poetry collection "Villandi laulik" ('The Bard of Viljandi'; I 1872, II 1875, III 1877, IV 1889)
  • poetry collection "Õitsi Ööpik" ('The Nightingale of Night Herd'; 1876)
  • poetry collection "Nalja-Kannel ehk Laulurahe Baltlaste lilliaias" (I 1881, II 1883)
  • humour book "Suur Naljahammas" ('The Great Joker'; 1903)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Vabar, Sven. "Ado Reinvald". sisu.ut.ee. Retrieved 18 March 2021.