The Museum of Avant-garde

Hardy Worm (Eberhard Friedrich Worm)

Germany (1896—1973)
Worm was sent to war at young age. After the November revolution he was imprisoned and shared the cell with Karl Radek. In 1921 he collaborated with Freie Presse in Berlin. He set out a satirical newspaper called Harakiri, with contributions from Hausmann, Brecht among others. He also directed the magazine Welt am Sonntag and founded the Dada cabaret Die rote Nachtigall. In the early 1930s he was editor of the satiric newspaper Die Ente and at times featured in the Communist Party’s newspaper Die Rote Fahne. He moved to Paris and, after the German invasion, to London and later to Vienna.