What artists have killed themselves?
Famous Artists Who Committed Suicide
- Vincent Van Gogh.
- Mark Rothko.
- Diane Arbus.
- John William Godward.
- Spider Martin.
- Antonin Moine.
- Kay Sage.
- Gregory Gillespie.
What famous authors killed themselves? Some of the greatest writers in the history of the art-Hart Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Jerzy Kosinski, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and Virginia Woolf-all chose to silence themselves by suicide, leaving their families and friends with heartbreak and the world of literature with gaping holes.
Which author killed herself by drowning? On March 28, 1941, Virginia Woolf filled her pockets with stones and drowned herself in the Ouse River near her home in Sussex. Her body was found on April 18th.
Who stuck their head in an oven? Death. In 1963, Plath died by suicide at her London home. She sealed the room she was in with wet towels, turned the gas oven on and put her head inside the oven. She died because she was poisoned by carbon monoxide gas.