Hans RichterHans Richter
was a Dadaist
and writer. He was born on April 6
and died on February 1
in Minusio, near Locarno
. One of the founders of the Dada movement, he was active in Zürich
, Switzerland from 1916 to 1920. He moved to the United States in 1940 and became an American citizen.
Richter was also the author of a first-hand account of the Dada movement titled Dada: Art and Anti-Art.
Hans Richter was also the name of a well known German conductor (1843-1916). He is noted as one of Richard Wagner's greatest champions.