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Jānis Dūmiņš (Choral Conductor)

Born: March 30, 1922 - Latvia

The Latvian choral conductor, Jānis Dūmiņš, was from 1950 until 1994 Professor at the Latvian Music Academy; from 1995 to 2000 Riga Teacher Training and Management School Professor. From 1949 to 1953 he was Artistic Director of the State Choir; from 1953 to 1960 - the chief conductor. Since 1962 he is Aristic Director of the young choir “Rīga”, now “Sen- Rīga”, an international choir competition winner.

Since 1955 Jānis Dūmiņš was 11 times Chief Conductor of the 1955 General Latvian Song Festival ; and since 1965 6 times Chief Conductor of the Latvian School Youth Song Festival.

Source: Music Latvia Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (October 2010)
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Aryeh Oron (October 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Jānis Dūmiņš

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5 choral mvts. from BWV 244

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