Tristan Tzara

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Tristan Tzara Biography

Tristan Tzara (born Samuel or Samy Rosenstock, also known as S. Samyro; April 16 1896–December 25, 1963) was a Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist. Also active as a journalist, playwright, literary and art critic, composer and film director, he was known best for being one of the founders and central figures of the anti-establishment Dada movement. Under the influence of Adrian Maniu, the adolescent Tzara became interested in Symbolism and co-founded the magazine Simbolul with Ion Vinea (with whom he also wrote experimental poetry) and painter Marcel Janco. During World War I, after briefly collaborating on Vinea's Chemarea, he joined Janco in Switzerland. There, Tzara's shows at the Cabaret Voltaire and Zunfthaus zur Waag, as well as his poetry and art ma ...

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William Greco 27 April 2016

so few poems.. This genius needs to be more recognized!

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Austin Fernando 22 October 2013

(icniv ad odranoel ekil etirw yllutca nac i.s.p) suoisneterp ylbarebnu eb dluow ti yortsed ot tnaem t'nerew ti fi elbirret daer reve i parc fo eceip tsrow eht si siht

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The Best Poem Of Tristan Tzara

To Make A Dadist Poem

Take a newspaper.
Take some scissors.
Choose from this paper an article the length you want to make your poem.
Cut out the article.
Next carefully cut out each of the words that make up this article and put them all in a bag.
Shake gently.
Next take out each cutting one after the other.
Copy conscientiously in the order in which they left the bag.
The poem will resemble you.
And there you are--an infinitely original author of charming sensibility, even though unappreciated by the vulgar herd.

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Tristan Tzara Quotes

11 November 2014

Thought is made in the mouth.

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