Hugo Ball (22 February 1886 – 14 September 1927) was a German author, poet and one of the leading Dada artists.
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... Hugo Ball was born in Pirmasens, Germany and was raised in a middle-class Catholic family ... Here, Ball continued his interest in anarchism, and in Bakunin in particular he also worked on the book of Bakunin translations, which never got published ... In 1916, Hugo Ball created the Dada Manifesto, making a political statement about his views on the terrible state of society and acknowledging his dislike for ...
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“Everywhere, the ethical predicament of our time imposes itself with an urgency which suggests that even the question Have we anything to eat? will be answered not in material but in ethical terms.”
—Hugo Ball (18861927)
“The ball loved Flick.
I saw him rack up thirty-eight or forty
In one home game. His hands were like wild birds.”
—John Updike (b. 1932)
“Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)