Nina Cassian (1924-2014), also known as Renée Annie Cassian-Mătăsaru, a Romanian Jewish poet, was born on this day 98 years ago, in Galați, Romania. Besides writing poetry, she also translated modernist works of great writers from many languages, created children's books, composed music, painted, and was a journalist.
Dezső Irányi, or David, was born in 1908 in a small town in Northern Transylvania, but he spent his childhood in Bratislava. When he was a teenager, he moved with his parents to Cluj, where they have successfully integrated into high society. Over time, he started a family, married Viktória