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Hugo Ball

Hugo Ball was a German author and poet, born 1886 in Pirmasens[?] (Germany), died 1927 in Sant’Abbondio[?] (Switzerland). Ball was one of the leading artists in the dadaistic movement[?], or Dada. Some of his major works are the poem "Karawane," a collection of poems 7 schizophrene Sonette, the drama Die Nase des Michelangelo and a biography of Hermann Hesse.

As co-founder of the Cabaret Voltaire in Zürich he lead the Dada Zürich[?] movement and coined the word Dada, which he allegedly took from a dictionary. He was married to Emmy Hennings[?], another member of Dada Zürich[?].

related artists:

Richard Huelsenbeck[?] Tristan Tzara Hans Arp Emmy Hennings[?] Walter Serner[?]



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