Eugen Gomringer

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Eugen Gomringer (born January 20, 1925 in Cachuela Esperanza, Bolivia)[citation needed] is often called the father of concrete poetry.[1]

Gomringer lives in the region of Bamberg in Germany. 1977–1990 he was a professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, the Arts Academy of the city of Düsseldorf. He writes in German, Spanish, French and English.


  1. ^ Steiner, Wendy (1981). "Res Poetica: The Problematics of the Concrete Program". New Literary History (The Johns Hopkins University Press) 12 (3): 529–545. JSTOR 469028. 

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