"Sylvia Plath" born Oct 27, 1932, Boston, Mass, USA and died Feb 11, 1963, London, England, UK at age 30. An American poet, novelist and short story writer. Awards: Fulbright scholarship, Glascock Prize (1955) and Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for The Collected Poems (1982). She suffered from depression for much of her adult life and in 1963 committed suicide. Photo of Sylvia Plath in Paris (1956).