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Jannsen Johann Voldemar
Johann Voldemar Jannsen was an Estonian journalist and poet. He wrote the words of the Estonian national anthem, Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm, and was the father of the poet Lydia Koidula. As the leader of the choral society which organised the first nationwide Song Festival in Tartu in 1869, Jannsen played a crucial role in the Estonian National Awakening.
Estonia, 1994, Authors of patriotic songs
Estonia, 1999, Authors of National Anthem