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Moldovan writer Spiridon Vangeli has died

CHISINAU, June 21 Moldovan writer Spiridon Vangeli, the author of children's fairy tales about a boy named Guguta, died in Chisinau, relatives of the prose writer reported on social networks on Friday.
A week ago, Vangeli turned 92 years old.
Vangeli was a laureate of the USSR State Prize (1988) and the H. C. Andersen International Prize, as well as a recipient of the Order of the Republic.

The writer’s debut took place in 1962 with the publication of the collection “In the Land of Butterflies.” His cycle of fairy tales for children, including “The Adventures of Gugutse” and “Chubo from the Village of Turturike,” has been translated into many languages ​​and published in millions of copies.

In collaboration with the Moldovan poet Gregory Vieru, Vangeli was the co-author of the illustrated alphabet Albinuta (“Bee”), published in 1970 and reissued in Latin in 1990.
Vangeli's works have been translated into more than 40 languages ​​and distributed in almost 80 countries around the world.
In the spring of 2021, the writer was hospitalized in serious condition with COVID-19. Vangeli spent several weeks under the supervision of doctors, including in the intensive care unit.


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