Uldis Bērziņš Bio/Wiki
Uldis Brzi was a poet and translator from Latvia. He was born on born May 17, born May 17 in Riga, Reichskommissariat Ostland.
Uldis Brzi, a poet and translator, died on March 24, according to the Bērziņš‘ family.
Uldis Bērziņš RIP pic.twitter.com/3E4356KZne
— Liāna Langa Bokša (@liana_langa) March 24, 2021
He was 76 years old.
Brzi attended an international Bible translation seminar at the Amsterdam Open University and the Lund University forum to discuss Koran translations.
He has been teaching Turkish at the University of Latvia’s Modern Languages Department since 2002. Brzi’s poetry has been translated into several languages, including German, Swedish, Estonian, and Lithuanian. Brzi completed translating the Quran into Latvian in 2009, a massive task that had taken him fifteen years.
He recalls the half-year he spent working in an Istanbul library with fondness. Throughout his work, he corresponded with a number of Quran and Islam experts.
The portal “lsm.lv” has been confirmed by the poet’s family.