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Tristan Tzara
Samuel (Samy) Rosenstock

Robert Delaunay’s portrait of Tzara, 1923
Born April 16, 1896
Moinești, Romania
Died December 25, 1963(1963-12-25) (aged 67)
Paris, France
Pen name S. Samyro, Tristan, Tristan Ruia, Tristan Èšara, Tr. Tzara
Occupation Poet, essayist, journalist, playwright, performance artist, composer, film director, politician, diplomat
Nationality Romanian, French
Period 1912–1963
Genre Lyric poetry, epic poetry, free verse, prose poetry, parody, satire, utopian fiction
Subject Art criticism, literary criticism, social criticism
Literary movement Symbolism
Avant-garde
Dada
Surrealism

Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.
Thought is made in the mouth.
The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors.
Tristan Tzara