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Vytautas Landsbergis Biography
Dr. Vytautas Landsbergis (born October 18, 1932) is a Lithuanian politician.

Vytautas Landsbergis holds a degree in music from Lithuanian Conservatoire (1955) and a Ph.D. in music (1968). He taught music from 1952 until 1990. Landsbergis is an author of 10 books on music. From 1978 to 1990, he was a professor in Lithuanian Academy of Music.

Vytautas Landsbergis joined politics in 1988 as one of founders of Sajūdis, the Lithuanian pro-independence political movement. After Sajūdis winning 1990 election, he became the Chairmen of the Supreme Council of Lithuania, having constitutional authority of both the leader of the state and the speaker of the Parliament. Landsbergis held this post from from March 1990 until the next elections in November 1992.
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