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Vytautas LANDSBERGIS Edit Profile

Lithuanian government official

Vytautas LANDSBERGIS, Lithuanian President of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania. member, Lithuanian Composers Union. since 1961.

Background

LANDSBERGIS, Vytautas was born on October 18, 1932 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Parents: Vytautas Landsbergis-Zemkalnis and Ona Landsbergiene (née Jablonskyte).

Education

Lithuanian Conservatoire, Vilnius, piano, 1955. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, English.

Career

Member, Honorary Chairman of the Seym Council, Sajudis Movement, 1988-1990. Deputy of the Supreme Council of the USSR, 1989. Deputy, President, of the Supreme Council, since 1990.

Teacher, M.K. Ciurlionis Art School, Vilnius. 19521957; leader, 1955-1963, lecturer, 1976-1978, Professor, 1978-1990, Lithuanian Conservatoire, Vilnius. Lecturer, Vilnius Pedagogical Institute, 1957-1976.

Religion

Reformed Evangelical Church

Membership

Member, Lithuanian Composers Union. since 1961. Clubs: Pres, member, M.K.Ciurlionis Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, poetry; democracy, human rights, statehood and independence for Lithuania.

Connections

Spouse Grazina Landsbergiene (née Rucyte), 1960.

father:
Vytautas Landsbergis-Zemkalnis

mother:
Ona Jablonskyte-Landsbergiene

spouse:
Grazina Rucyte