Literary critic Maya Peshkova has died at the age of 75 from the coronavirus. About it reported on the site of “Echo of Moscow”, where the columnist worked.
“Echo of Moscow journalist Maya Peshkova died of coronavirus. She died in the hospital that night. Maya Peshkova was 75 years old. She has worked at the radio station since the first years of broadcasting, ”the statement says.
Peshkova was the author of the programs “Unpassed Time”, “Book Casino”, “Playground”, “Title Page”, “Books and Around”. In collaboration with Yuri Buslaev, she released the disc “Silver Bounce” about the life and work of Marina Tsvetaeva. She is the author of the book “The Time Not Past.”
“A month ago we celebrated her anniversary. A terrible injustice and a great loss of a wonderful person and a great ascetic. Maya Peshkova … This is exactly how, without a patronymic, we are used to hearing the announcements of her book stories on the radio “Echo of Moscow”. Light, intelligent, courageous, charming – the laudatory epithets can be enumerated endlessly. Maya Leizerovna took an active part in the life of the National Union of Bibliophiles and the “Bibliophile Beehive” club for many years. quotes “Interfax” ex-head of Rospechat Mikhail Seslavinsky.
According to him, recently Peshkova was at home, recovering from a serious operation.