|Born||12 November 1922|
Żytomierz, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||3 July 1951 (aged 28)|
|Genre||poetry, short stories|
|Notable works||This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen|
|Notable awards||National Literary Prize, Second Degree (Poland)|
Tadeusz Borowski (Polish pronunciation: [taˈdɛ.uʂ bɔˈrɔfskʲi]; 12 November 1922 – 3 July 1951) was a Polish writer and journalist. He was known for writing poems about war and stories about his time as a prisoner at Auschwitz.
On July 3, 1951, at the age of 28, Borowski died by suicide by inhaling gas from a gas stove. His wife had given birth to their daughter, Małgorzata, a few days before his death.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Borowski Tadeusz". Encyklopedia PWN (in Polish).
- ↑ Kott, Jan (1976). Introduction. This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen. By Borowski, Tadeusz. Vedder, Barbara (ed.). Penguin Classics. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-14-018624-6. Retrieved August 28, 2009.