Heldur Jõgioja

Heldur Jõgioja (21 September 1936 Elva – 21 April 2010 Tartu) was an Estonian musician, composer, writer, journalist.[1]

Jõgioja graduated from the Faculty of Law of Tartu State University in 1964. Aftwewards, he worked as a lawyer in Kohtla-Järve and Tartu and worked as a reporter for Õhtuleht. In 1974, he joined the musical ensemble Suveniir as a keyboardist and accordionist. In total, he created about 300 songs and more than 1000 song texts.[1] He also published collections of poetry, wrote historical plays, novels and short stories. He was the owner of the record label LeHelMus.[1]

AwardsEdit

Selected booksEdit

  • Eesti Rukki Seltsi laulik. Kirjastus LeHelMus. ISBN 9790540020859
  • Kaika Lainest Vangani. ISBN 9789949159260
  • Kriminaalne tragikomöödia. ISBN 9789949187775
  • Himmleri Tartust pärit ihuarst. Kirjastus LeHelMus. ISBN 9789949188598

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Heldur Jõgioja elab oma loomingus edasi". Tartu Postimees (in Estonian). 21 September 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Teenetemärkide kavalerid: Heldur Jõgioja". www.president.ee. Retrieved 16 July 2021.