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Paul Celan

Paul Celan (23 November 1920 – c. 20 April 1970) was a Romanian poet and translator. He was born as Paul Antschel into a Jewish family in the former Kingdom of Romania (now Ukraine), and changed his name to "Paul Celan" (where Celan in Romanian would be pronounced Chelan, and was derived from Ancel, pronounced Antshel), becoming one of the major German-language poets of the post-World War II era.

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    Songs to be sung on the other side
    of mankind.
    Paul Celan [Paul Antschel] (1920–1970)

    And is the price for your acceptance for me to conform? To be as you would want me to be?... You must accept me as I am. Do not question.... If my behavior seems different perhaps it is because it serves a higher purpose than to find acceptance in this dull and useless world.
    Pat Fielder, and Paul Landres. Dracula (Francis Lederer)

    Seven roses later splashes the fountain.
    —Paul Celan [Paul Antschel] (1920–1970)