Critic Matei Calinescu passed away

Critic and literary theoretician Matei Calinescu passed away on Wednesday in Bloomington, Indiana (USA), representatives of the Polirom Publishing House told Mediafax. “He was a great author, an extraordinarily sensitive and intelligent person, a personality of a rare warmth and generosity,” critic Carmen Musat, editor-in-chief of the magazine Observatorul Cultural said. Moreover, the specialized publication presented a portrait of Matei Calinescu a few days ago, at the critic’s 75th anniversary.

“He was a genuinely gifted writer with a difficult destiny,” Carmen Musat also remembered. The burial is scheduled on Monday, at the All Saints Chapel in Bloomington, at the local hour 11.00.

The diplomatic daily newspaper Nine O’Clock does not assume responsibility for the information received and published on the public website. The responsibility for the content lies solely with the issuer of the press release.

Girl in a jacket

The diplomatic daily newspaper Nine O’Clock cannot be held accountable for false information transmitted by the recipients of the press releases/announcements.

The diplomatic daily newspaper Nine O’Clock reserves the right not to publish press releases that contain inappropriate expressions or accusations and violations of the rights of other individuals, guaranteed by the Constitution of Romania.

The content of the website is intended for public information. Copying, reproduction, recompilation, modification, as well as any form of content exploitation from this website are prohibited. The use of the Comments section signifies your agreement to abide by the terms and conditions regarding the publication of comments on

Girl in a jacket

Related posts

Classic is Fantastic: Vivaldi’s childhood

Nine O' Clock

“The maestro of Romanian carols”, again on tour

Anniversary projection of ‘The Thing’ at the ‘Full Moon’ Horror and Fantasy Film Festival of Sibiu

Nine O' Clock