Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer attends a ceremony where he was decorated with Spain's Arts and Letters medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A spokeswoman for Hospital Samaritano says the 104-year-old Niemeyer was hospitalized Saturday. She said information on his condition and the reasons for his hospitalization were not immediately available. Niemeyer spent nearly two weeks at the Rio de Janeiro in May being treated for pneumonia and dehydration. Niemeyer designed much of Brazil's futuristic capital, Brasilia, and Rio's Sambadrome, where the annual carnival parade is held. He also helped design the United Nations building in New York City. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer hospitalized
First Published Oct 17 2012 11:56 am • Last Updated Oct 17 2012 11:56 am

Rio de Janeiro • Renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro’s Hospital Samaritano.

Hospital spokeswoman Bruna Tenorio says the 104-year-old Niemeyer was hospitalized Saturday. She said information on his condition and the reasons for his hospitalization were not immediately available.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Niemeyer spent nearly two weeks at the same hospital in May being treated for pneumonia and dehydration.

Last year, he was treated for a urinary infection at the Hospital Samaritano.

Niemeyer designed much of Brazil’s futuristic capital, Brasilia, and Rio’s Sambadrome, where the annual carnival parade is held. He also helped design the United Nations building in New York City.




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.