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Paul Celan

AKA Paul Antschel

Born: 23-Nov-1920
Birthplace: Czernowitz, Bukovina, Romania
Died: 20-Apr-1970
Location of death: Paris, France [1]
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Thiais, Thiais, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Romania
Executive summary: Todesfuge

[1] Death by intentional drowning, Seine.

Father: Leo Antschel (d. typhus in Nazi camp)
Mother: Fritzi (d. labor camp)
Girlfriend: Ingeborg Bachmann (poet)
Wife: Gisèle Lestrange (m. 21-Dec-1952)

    Nazi Concentration Camp Inmate Labor camp, Romania
    Naturalized French Citizen 1955

Author of books:
Der Sand aus den Urnen (1948, poetry)
Mohn und Gedächtnis (1952, poetry)
Von Schwelle zu Schwelle (1955, poetry)
Sprachgitter (1959, poetry)
Die Niemandsrose (1963, poetry)
Atemwende (1967, poetry)
Fadensonnen (1968, poetry)
Lichtzwang (1970, poetry)
Schneepart (1971, poetry)

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