Without Silvio Lancelotti, Brazil is more ignorant. Passed away grasp, professor of journalism, cooking and literature – Prisma

Sao Paulo Brazil

“Cosme, you referred to as Silvio Luis.”

And I’ll make you some noodles.”

The yr was 2020, I used to be scared by such generosity. We have been by no means shut, there was solely my distant admiration for data, articles in Veja, Folha, Estado.

And, of course, the primary stay broadcasts of the Italian championship, on out of doors tv, on Bandeirantes.

As a journalism scholar, I used to be overwhelmed by the persistence to show didactically the methods of the nice Juventus, the spectacular AC Milan, the rival Inter Milan. Fluency as described by the mechanics of European soccer.

This was again within the day when there was no web.

But his community of mates and his journalistic curiosity prevailed.

And Silvio Eduardo Lancelotti fulfilled his mission to unfold data, more than a easy journalist, commentator. He assumed the posture of a wonderful trainer.


Whether in sports activities usually, particularly in European soccer, whether or not in delicacies or literature, the architect manages to develop, bringing data to the areas that curiosity him.

Only those that weblog know what it is prefer to work daily. And it was admirable his dedication within the final years of his life to his, right here R7, which he paradoxically named Copa e Cozinha. And who bore his face within the caricature of the excellent Ziraldo.

In such an essential portal, combating for a spot on the house web page, on the “entrance web page” is a troublesome activity. And it relies on varied circumstances. Among them, the author’s want to be learn. To contextualize, to clarify, to present your model of the actual fact, of the information.

And Silvio was tireless in each manner.

At the age of 78, he confirmed a want for a younger journalist wanting “house” for his articles. Even while not having it, as a result of his title was already a reference.

More than 50 years of his life have been dedicated to journalism. Work in key communication automobiles within the nation.

Even with two prostheses, one on the hip and the opposite on the left leg, consequently of a severe automotive accident he suffered in 2016, with very restricted mobility, he didn’t wish to cease working.

Or discovering mates and cooking for them.

In this unique interview with writer L&PM, in 2009, a bit of of his spectacular trajectory.

“I graduated in structure. But I grew to become a journalist in 1968, fascinated by the venture of an uncommon publication in Brazil, I didn’t even know its title solely after months of coaching I came upon that it might be referred to as Veja, the primary information weekly within the nation.”

“I began at Veja, nonetheless within the zero-numbers part, earlier than its launch, as sub-editor of “Internacional”, I sorted the areas of the United States, the Vietnam War and Africa. In the 2000s I wrote articles concerning the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy. Then, with Veja on newsstands, for Richard Nixon’s first election as President of the United States.”

“For the journal, I additionally coated coups d’état in Latin America, the battle in Biafra and, unusually, the Seventies Cup, which Brazil’s nationwide workforce gained in Mexico. Then, in ’72, I gained a fellowship to review at Stanford University, California, and I coated Nixon’s re-election. When I returned to Brazil in 1973, I grew to become editor of “Arts & Spectacles” and on the identical time grew to become director of the award-profitable “Information” and “Série Documento” packages at Rede Bandeirantes. I labored like a bitch however he beloved what he did. From then on, I went by way of years of battle in opposition to navy dictatorship and censorship.”

“And after the dying of Vlado Herzog, when Mino Carta, who directed Veja, left the journal, I returned to Architecture. Since I had time, I accepted an invite from Luis Carta, Mino’s brother, to run Vogue journal. in ’77, when Mino invented the journal Istoé, I instantly joined his trigger.”

“I spent the very best years of my life in Istoé, an unforgettable struggle for freedom. From there the snowball introduced me to the Folha de S. Paulo, and so forth.

“Long historical past…”

Silvio Lancelotti leaves a void within the journalism of this nation.

within the soul of R7.

And in me the bitter style of waste.

I needed to name Silvio concerning the “macarrão”.

Rest in peace.

You are on the house web page, the primary web page of all portals.

A privilege of only a few journalists on this nation.

This is the trustworthy acknowledgment that your mission has been completed…

Silvio Lancelotti (1944-2022)


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