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HUELSENBECK, Richard (1892 - 1974), Performance artist, poet, writer, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
HUELSENBECK, Richard (1892 - 1974), Performance artist, poet, writer, painter

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 23 April 1892, in Frankenau; died 20 April 1974, in Muralto, Switzerland.

Performance artist, poet, writer, painter.

Dada. Cabaret Voltaire.

As a medical student in Munich in 1912, Huelsenbeck met the poet and actor Hugo Ball. That winter he went to study philosophy at the Sorbonne and, as the Paris correspondent, contributed to Ball and Hans Leybold’s

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