“A member of the Academic for 49 years, she gives us a strong example of love for Briosa and dedication to our cause,” said the club, mourning the death of member number 266 and offering “the deepest condolences” to family and friends. of the deceased.
In a note, AAC / OAF management notes that he was a “scholar of the popular and academic traditions of Coimbra”, but “it was as a poet he became known” with three books related to the Coimbran theme: "Serenata Nuclear", " 7 Poems for Carlos Paredes "and" Coimbra à Guitarra ".
The intellectual and university professor Urbano Tavares Rodrigues, who died in 2013, defined Carlos Carranca, an expert on Miguel Torga's literary work, as “a D. Quixote who reveals himself against the meanness of the world and rides in search of himself a sense, a secret, a sign ”.
“Although a poet, a romantic, an academician, a good man has departed, his legacy, his writing, his unmistakable voice, his friendship, are among us, because a poet never dies,” the vice-president wrote today. Mayor of Coimbra, Carlos Cidade.