Rafal Wojaczek

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Birthday
6, 1945
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
May 11, 1971 (25)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1945
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
May 11, 1971 (25)

About

Polish, post-war poet who became known for Sezon and other existential, political, and erotic works. His collected poetic works were published posthumously in 1999.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school multiple times and suffered from both alcoholism and depression.

Trivia

He committed suicide at the age of twenty-five, having previously attempted to kill himself on several occasions.

Family Life

He was born into a prominent family in Upper Silesia, Poland.

Associated With

His work is sometimes compared to that of nineteenth-century French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Wojaczek was also, however, heavily influenced by the Beat and confessional poets of his own era.