Pepe Eliaschev

José Ricardo Eliaschev (31 May 1945 – 18 November 2014), better known as Pepe Eliaschev, was an Argentine journalist and writer.[1]

Pepe Eliaschev
José Ricardo Eliaschev

(1945-05-31)31 May 1945
Died18 November 2014(2014-11-18) (aged 69)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
OccupationJournalist, writer

The author of ten books, he worked as a journalist and was well known for interviewing world figures such as Muhammad Ali, Ted Kennedy, Jorge Rafael Videla, Raúl Alfonsín, José Mujica, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ernesto Sabato and Augusto Roa Bastos. In addition, he was director of Municipal Radio of Buenos Aires from 1989-91. His last radio show was Esto que pasa.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Eliaschev was born on 31 May 1945 in Buenos Aires, the grandson of Jewish immigrants from Podolia (present-day Ukraine) and Kishinev (present-day Moldova) who arrived to Argentina in the early 20th century fleeing Czarist pogroms.[citation needed]

He died on 18 November 2014, aged 69, of pancreatic cancer.[3]


  1. ^ Clarín. "Pepe Eliaschev: hombre de buena palabra" (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Eliaschev profile,; accessed 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ La Nación (18 November 2014). "Murió Pepe Eliaschev" (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)