Paul Celan (1920-1970)

Death: c.20th April 1970
Location: Cimetière de Thiais, Thiais, Ile-de-France, France
Cause of death: Suicide – drowning in the river Seine

Photos taken by:  Djampa and Martin Ottmann
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Romanian-born German language poet and translator who became one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era. His most famous poem, Todesfuge / Death Fugue (1948), commemorating the death camps, is a work of great complexity and extraordinary power.