Portuguese writer, author of books for children Agustina Demon-Luis died Monday at 97-m to year of life. This was reported by the newspaper El Pais. According to her, the playwright died at his home in Port after a long illness.
The tragedy was commented by the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa: “There are such outstanding personalities that no words can describe who they were or what it meant for everyone. Agustina demon-the Luis is one of them,” — said the head of state.
“The President admires the brilliance and expresses its most sincere condolences to her family,” — said the press service.
Agustina Demon-Luis was born 15 October 1922. She is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon. Among her numerous works are “Sybil”, “Happy people”, the “North yard” and others.
In 2004 Besa-Luis was awarded the camões prize, the largest literary award of the Portuguese-speaking countries, which is named in honor of the classics of Portuguese literature of the XXI century luís de camões.
Earlier it was reported that on the day of his birth, died a famous Ukrainian — translator Olga Senyuk. The translator died June 1, the day of his 90th birthday. Thanks to her Ukrainian children are familiar with the legendary works of world literature
Olga Senyuk — translator from English and the Scandinavian languages, laureate of the Prize named after Maxim Rylsky. He took an active part in the movement of the sixties and implemented in their translations of the autochthonous Ukrainian language.
Senyuk admitted that unconsciously chose children’s literature, focusing more on Swedish writers, she settled on Astrid Lindgren. The translator received the book from the writer knew her, and even went to visit her. She translated books: “the Kid and Carlson who lives on the roof”, “Pippi Longstocking, mio, my Mio”, “Rasmus-tramp”, “the Brothers Lionheart”, “Ronia, the robber’s daughter”, “Famous detective Blomkvist” and others.
We will remind, has left the life of a famous writer: his books were read all.
As reported Politeka, died Creator of the cult films from Hollywood.
Politeka also wrote that the famous actor died in the occupied Crimea: “has Not lived before the birthday”.