The Walk in the Park

Vērmanes dārzs (park), of which Krišjāna Barona iela is on the east edge.

The statue is Krišjānis Barons (October 31, 1835 in Strutele, Jaunpils parish, Latvia – March 8, 1923 in Riga) is known as the “father of the dainas” (Latvian: “Dainu tēvs”) thanks largely to his systematization of the Latvian folk songs and his labour in preparing their texts for publication in Latvju dainas.Wikipedia

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