Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

1874–1927
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was a German-born avant-garde poet. Known for her flamboyance and sexual frankness, the Baroness was a central figure in Greenwich Village’s early-twenties Dadaism.

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LIFE SPAN 1874–1927

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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was a German-born avant-garde poet. Known for her flamboyance and sexual frankness, the Baroness was a central figure in Greenwich Village’s early-twenties Dadaism.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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