Radu Gabriel Pârvu died. The writer Jean Dumitrașcu made the sad announcement.
“The Pitesti branch of the Romanian Writers’ Union announces a heavy loss. Last night I couldn’t believe it, the news reached me through professor Adrian Iordache, but the sad news was confirmed today.
Yesterday, May 3, the university professor doctor Radu Gabriel Pârvu passed away. He has been fighting for almost a month with an aggressive form of COVID-19, being hospitalized at Valea Iașului Hospital.
Radu Gabriel Pârvu has been active in university education for over two decades at the “Constantin Brâncoveanu” University of Pitești, where he was dean.
Few people from Argeș know that Radu Gabriel Pârvu was the most important Germanist in the history of Romania and that he lived in Pitești.
He translated fundamental works from Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Liszt, Nietzsche, Scheller, Kafka, Jung, Ruppert, etc. He was a translator, writer, screenwriter, university professor of Communication and Philosophy. He has written, among others, books about Dilthey, Noica and Cioran. He was a prominent member of the Pitesti Branch of the Romanian Writers’ Union. He was writing hard for his second novel, wanting to leave the translations in the background … “, wrote Jean Dumitrașcu, on his Facebook page.