Nina Cassian

 

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: Romanian poet and translator who had obtained political asylum in the United States in 1985 after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: November 27, 1924

 

Died: April 14, 2014

 

Location: New York City, New York