(1896 - 1963)
Tristan Tzara was active/lived in France, Switzerland. Tristan Tzara is known for Dada organizer, writer, ink drawing.
Biography Tristan Tzara
Born 1896 Moinesti, Romania
Died 1963 Paris, France
Poet and tirelessly energetic propagandist for Dada, Tristan Tzara, whose given name was Samuel Rosenstock, was born into a well-off Jewish family in Romania. He attended a French private school in Bucharest as a youth and while in high school met Ion Vinea and Marcel Janco, both of whom shared his interest in French poetry. Together they founded the literary magazine Simbolul, in which Tzara, under the pseudonym S. Samyro, published a selection of poems written in Romanian and influenced by French symbolism.
In 1915, seemingly as the result of a family scandal, Tzara's parents sent him to Zurich, where he enrolled at a university to study philosop
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