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Nina Cassian Edit Profile

composer , poet

Nina Cassian, Romanian poet, composer.

Background

Cassian, Nina was born on November 27, 1924 in Galati, Romania. Arrived in the United States, 1985. Daughter of Joseph and Jana Cassian.

Career

Visiting professor New York University, New York City, 1985.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: I'm Terrific-Adieu, 1971, Fictitious Confessions, 1974, Parlor Games, 1984. Poet (in Romanian): On the Scale of One to One, 1947, The Measures of the Year, 1957, Blood, 1966, Ambitus, 1969, Requiem, 1970, Lotto Poems, 1972, Spectacle in the Open-air: Selected Love Poems, 1974, One Hundred Poems, 1975, For Mercy, 1981, Unmaking of the World, 1997, Count Down, 1983, poet (in English): Blue Apple, 1981, Lady of Miracles, 1982, Call Yourself Alive, 1988, Life Sentence, 1990, Cheerleader for a Funeral, 1992, Take My Word For It, 1998, Something Old, Something New, 2002, poet: numerous others. Author (in Romanian): Memory as Dowry, 2003, 2004, 2005, translator various works.

      Composer: Tonal Fascinations, 1980, Vivarium, 1981, Variatio Perpetua, 1984, The Magic Clarinet, 1985.

Connections

Married Alexandru Iancu Stefanescu, June 26, 1948 (deceased ). Married Maurice Edwards, March 12, 1998. Married Vladimir Colin, 1943 (deceased ).

father:
Joseph Cassian

mother:
Jana Cassian

spouses:
Alexandru Iancu Stefanescu

Maurice Edwards

Vladimir Colin