Jean-Jacques Sempé

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Sempé Cabourg 2018 (cropped).jpg
Sempé in 2018
BornJean-Jacques Sempé
(1932-08-17)17 August 1932
Pessac, France
Died11 August 2022(2022-08-11) (aged 89)
Draguignan, France
Notable works
Le Petit Nicolas
Signature of Sempé

Jean-Jacques Sempé, usually known as Sempé (French: [sɑ̃pe]; 17 August 1932 – 11 August 2022), was a French cartoonist. He was known for his work on the children's book Le Petit Nicolas.[1]

Sempé died on 11 August 2022 at his secondary home in Draguignan, France, six days before his 90th birthday.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jean-Jacques Sempé: Luck of the draw". The Independent. UK. 21 October 2006. Retrieved 9 May 2009.
  2. "French cartoonist Sempe, famous for New Yorker covers, dies age 89". Reuters. August 12, 2022.