1888? b. April 6th. in Berlin. Painter, graphic artist, avant-gardist, film-experimenter and producer.
1912 Meets Max Ernst. 1916 February; Dada. The Cabaret Voltaire is founded by Hugo Ball, Emmy Hennings, Tristan Tzara, Jean Arp, Marcel Janco, Richard Huelsenbeck, Sophie Taeuber, and Hans Richter, along with others. 1918 Introduced to Viking Eggeling by Tristan Tzara, starts collaborating on films. 1921 m. Maria Vanselow, a member of the Zurich Laban dance group. 1922 Estranged from Maria. 1923 Soiree du Coeur a barbe?. His film Rhythm 21 -> first shown in Paris. 1926 m. Erna Niemeyer (who would later (1936) m. Philippe Soupault). 1940 Moves from Switzerland to America. Friendship with Yves Tanguy and Kay Sage at their house in Woodbury, Conneticut. 1941 Emigrated to America. 1946 Man Ray collaborates with him on the film Dreams That Money Can Buy ->. See Video ->. 1951 m. Frida Ruppel. 1962? Still in correspondence with Marcel Duchamp. 1976 d. February 1st. in Minusio, near Locarno, Switzerland. See wiki -> and Dada Companion ->. See Senses of Cinema ->. See Timeline