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RIP Felix Oinas

On September 25, 2004, Felix Oinas died in his home in Bloomington (Indiana, USA). Born on March 6, 1911 in Kambja parish, Felix Oinas was the oldest Estonian folklorist. After graduating Tartu University (MA) in 1938, his scientific career was spent mostly in exile, where he wokred for many years as professor at Indiana University. His work concerned Estonian, Finno-Ugric and Slavic langfuages and folklore. Felix Oinas maintained Estonian folkloristcs a world science while Estonia was behind the iron curtain. He is remembered by his Estonian colleagues.

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