Veteran Translator Leelananda Gamaachchi Passes Away


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Renowned writer and translator Leelananda Gamaachchi passed away today at a private hospital at the age of 79.

Born on October 3, 1936, Gamaachchi was a former Principal and started his writing career after retirement. His first book was the "Nava Yovun Asiriya" published in 1998.

 

 

He was most famous for his translation of "Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window" by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi.

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