Friday, November 19, 2010

R.I.P. Adrian Paunescu

Adrian Paunescu, the greatest modern Romanian poet passed away on 5th of November. He was also a well known journalist and politician. He was the promoter of literary circle "The Flame".
Paunescu was one of the most prolific contemporary Romanian poets. His books have sold over 1 million copies, holding a record in this regard. Among his best known poems are:

Repeatable burden
Pray for parents
Make love on guns
Still the love
The shadow
Exit from stove

He wrote the text of Universitatea Craiova's anthem, "Song for Oltenia" known also as "Oltenia eterna Terra Nova", and he was a big fan of our football team. Rest in peace Adrian Paunescu.

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