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Vilnius (Pol. Wilno; Russ. Vilna)locked

  • Juozas Antanavičius


Capital city of Lithuania. It has at various times been under Polish and Russian dominion. From the 14th century there was a ducal court there and a singing school at Vilnius Cathedral. The granting of a city charter in 1387 led to the formation of musicians' guilds; around ...

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