Critic and columnist Philippe Tesson died at the age of 94, as reported on Thursday by Le Figaro.
He began his career at the newspaper Combat, before founding Le Quotidien de Paris, a newspaper which he directed until its publication ceased in 1994. The journalist has also written for Le Canard Enchaîné, Le Point and Le Figaro. Magazine where he wrote a column on the theater, his lifelong passion.
The journalist had also been a regular on TV sets since the 1990s, where he worked as a literary columnist on Paris Première or on France 2, alongside Guillaume Durand on his show, Esprits libres.
A figure in the Parisian literary world, he was also a member and president of the jury for the Interallié prize.
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