Enn Vetemaa, Estonian writer, Died at 80


Enn Vetemaa was born on June 20, 1936 and died on March 28, 2017.

He was an Estonian writer sometimes referred as a “forgotten classic” as well as “the unofficial master of the Estonian Modernist short novel”.

Enn Vetemaa graduated from Tallinn Polytechnic Institute in 1959 with a degree in Chemical Engineering.

Vetemaa’s choice of the subject was influenced by his grand father a pioneer photographer and radio-engineer, who started photography in 19th century and experimented with radio-transmitting two years after Alexander Popov.

Enn Vetemaa passed away at 80 years old.