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He was musical director of Latvian National Theatre from 1969 until 1974. From 1975 he taught composition at the Latvian Academy of Music, and from 1991 he was professor of composition.
He was commissioned to write music for orchestral works for the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra.
Pēteris Plakidis died on 8 August 2017, aged seventy.