Gruzīte Emīlija (1873-1945), painter, journalist
Born in 1873 in the family of a moderator in Virāne manor of Madona district. She studied painting with drawing teachers at Virāne Parish and Parish School. Joining the environment of writers and journalists, she has become a student of Vilhelms Purvītis in Riga on the recommendation of Rūdolfs Blaumanis. She was an artist for the Independent Artists Unit.
Died in 1945 in Riga.
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