NEWS FROM CUBA: Poet Francisco de Oraa dies in Havana

The Ministry of Culture and the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba, reported that on the morning Feb. 27, after a sudden illness, the prominent poet Francisco de Oraa died in Havana; he was born in Havana, July 4, 1929, and received the National Literature Prize in 1993. His body is lying at the funeral “La Nacional”, Infanta and Benjumeda, and his funeral will be tomorrow, Sunday 28 February, at 11:20 am at the Colon Cemetery.


For a longer biography see: Spanish post

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