Ancient Lithuanian Kanklės / Players and Masters / Masters

Jurgis Alenskas
(1905 - 1970)

Lived:Marijampolė reg., Veiveriai a., Patašinė v.
Information: Learned to make kanklės of Suvalkiečiai from P. Puskunigis. He produced more than 100 instruments. In 1929 - 1940 he was the art leader of kanklės players group "Kanklės" (Skriaudžiai v.), later was a member of this group.
Picture from:Alenskas V. 1992:22.

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