Papadat-Bengescu, Hortensia

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Papadat-Bengescu, Hortensia


Born Dec 8, 1876, in Ivesti, Tecuci District; died Mar. 6, 1955, in Bucharest. Rumanian writer.

Papadat-Bengescu’s best work is a cycle of novels revealing the moral degradation of the bourgeois family: The Dishevelled Maidens (1926), A Bach Concert (1927), and Hidden Road (1933).


Concert de muzică de Bach. Drumul ascuns. [Bucharest, 1957]


Ciobanu, V. Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu. Bucharest, 1965.
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