Nina Cassian (1924-2014)

Saddened to hear of Nina Cassian’s passing.  She was a Romanian poet, journalist, film critic and who also translated works of William Shakespeare, Bertolt Brecht, Christian Morgenstern, Yiannis Ritsos, and Paul Celan into Romanian. She published more than fifty books of her own poetry. The New York Times’ obit can be read here. Born into a Jewish family in Galaţi, they lived in Brașov between 1926 and 1935, when the family … Read more Nina Cassian (1924-2014)