FILE This Friday, April 21, 2006 file photo shows Spanish writer Jorge Semprun during an interview in Budapest, Hungary. Paris-based writer and politician Jorge Semprun, a Communist who survived the ... more 
FILE This Friday, April 21, 2006 file photo shows Spanish writer Jorge Semprun during an interview in Budapest, Hungary. Paris-based writer and politician Jorge Semprun, a Communist who survived the Nazi death camp in Buchenwald to become culture minister in his native Spain, has died. He was 87. French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said Wednesday June 8, 2011 in a statement that with Semprun's passing "we have lost not only an important writer but also a great witness of our times." (AP Photo/MTI, Peter Kollanyi) less 
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