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Kurt Schwitters

Kurt SchwittersBorn: 20-Jun-1887
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 8-Jan-1948
Location of death: Westmoreland, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Engesohder Friedhof, Hanover, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Artist

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Collagist, Merz

Among the artists condemned by the Nazis at the Degenerate Art exhibit in 1937.

Father: (d. 1931)
Wife: Helma Fischer (m. 5-Dec-1915, d. 1944, 2 children)
Son: Ernst (b. 1918)
Daughter: Esther (stepdaughter)
Girlfriend: Edith Thomas

    University: Dresden Academy of Art

    Entartete Kunst Exhibition
    Exiled to Norway (1937)
    Suicide Attempt Lysaker, Norway
    Heart Attack 1944
    Stroke 1946
    Allied Internment Camp Inmate Douglas Camp, Isle of Man (1940)
    Risk Factors: Epilepsy, Depression


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