He was born in Galați in 1932 and died on 9 February 2003. He attended the theoretical lyceum in Bârlad. In 1955, he took his degree in philology in Bucharest. Between 1955-1962, he was the editor of Gazeta literară, then department chief at Luceafărul, and editor-in-chief of Teatrul azi magazine. He made his debut in Viața Românească, in 1953.
He was a laureate of the Romanian Academy (1978), and Writers Union and Association of Writers Union from Bucharest (1973), and he received the U.N.I.T.E.R. award for the best Romanian play, Repetabila scenă a balconului (1995), and an award from the Ministry of Culture.
His works include:
- "Problema intelectualului în opera lui Camil Petrescu" (essay)
- "Dispariția" (dramatic sketch)
- Socrate, Diogene câinele
- "Teatrul ca metaforă" (essay)
- Repetabila scenă a balconului
- Colin Chambers (editor) (2002). "Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre". Continuum. Retrieved 2010-12-07.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
- Southeast European Times Web - Cultural Roundup 2003
- YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
- Herbert, Ian. The World of theatre: an account of the theatre seasons 1996-97, 1997-98 and ..., Routledge 2000, Retrieved 2010-12-8 from Google Books