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 philosophies in the past claiming to ...
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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)
“Will TV kill the theater? If the programs I have seen, save for Kukla, Fran and Ollie, the ball games and the fights, are any criterion, the theater need not wake up in a cold sweat.”
—Tallulah Bankhead (19031968)
“Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)