Sunday, February 21, 2016

Body of the writer Umberto Eco to be cremated –

The funeral of Italian writer, philosopher and scholar Umberto Eco will be held on Tuesday, February 23, and the entire ceremony will last no more than an hour. On this, as reported by TASS, he told the publisher and a personal friend of the deceased Mario Andreoze.

“The farewell ceremony will be held in one of the courtyards Sforzesco Castle List of officials speaking today is discussed Everything must be very short..” – Andreoze said, noting that the body will be cremated Eco.

Place with family and friends at the funeral will be attended by writer colleagues from the University of Bologna, where he taught semiotics Eco more than 40 years. Many figures of Italian culture have been asked about funeral arrangements, but the Eco expressed the wish that the parting with him was the most modest.

Umberto Eco, died Friday evening, February 19 at home. Celebrity brought him the first novel written by him – “Name of the Rose.” Subsequent work has also had great success. Among them: “Foucault’s Pendulum”, “The Island of the Day Before”, “The Prague Cemetery” and others. In January 2015, the last novel of the writer was published – “Zero Room”.

Eko worked in television, newspaper columnist for the largest Espresso, taught aesthetics and cultural theory at the University of Milan, Florence and Turin. Professor of the University of Bologna. Honorary doctor of numerous foreign universities. Commander of the French Order of the Legion of Honor of the officer (2003).


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