Neredzīgais Indriķis (“Blind Indriķis”) memorial

Neredzīga Indriķa piemiņas vieta

A couple of kilometres away from Apriķi, towards  Aizpute, there  is the Ģiborti cemetry where the Latvian peasant-poet and song-writer Neredzīgais Indriķis (“Blind Indriķis”, 1783-1828) is buried. Altought Indriķis was iliterate and lost his eyesight at early age of 5, he was inspired by church songs of G.F.Stender. He was the first Latvian whose collection of poems was published for the public in 1806.

Address: Ģibortu kapi, Lažas pagasts
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