Poetry about KZ Gusen was written by:

  • Ulrike Burger, St. Georgen/Gusen, Austria: She dedicated several poems to the victims of the KZ Gusen Concentration Camps in 1995 to be used for the video-project “Lass Fallen den Stein” (Drop the Stone) of her husband Rudolf Burger.See: Burger Rudolf, Christoph Freudenthaler, Andrea Wall, et al, Lass fallen den Stein – Begleitheft zum Video ueber die Zeit des Nationalsozialismus in St. Georgen und Gusen, Plattform 75 Jahre Republik, St. Georgen/Gusen, 1995.
  • Germano di Marco, Altavilla Silentina, Italy. He dedicated several poems in 2001 to the Italian partisans and deported people. One of them called “I funghi di Gusen” (The mushrooms of Gusen) reflects the former cultivation of mushrooms in the KZ Gusen IIBergkristall” tunnels instead of adapting them as an Underground Memorial.
  • Paul Nebenzahl, Evanston, Illinois, USA. He wrote several Poems like “The Letter “R” that reflect his visits to the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camps in 2014.
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