Baumanis Andris (1951 - 2009), violinist, docent

He started playing music at the Gulbene Music School, learning to play the violin. In 1962, his parents moved to Baldoni and A. Baumanis continued his musical education at the E. Dārziņš Special Music High School, and later at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

Laureate of the J. Sibelius International Violin Competition, winner of the Gold Medal at the International Laureate Festival in Bulgaria.

He has worked as a lecturer at the Novosibirsk Conservatory, as a concertmaster of the Radio Orchestra in Warsaw (1994-1996).

Associate Professor of J. Vītols Latvian Academy of Music.

Died in 2009.

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