Emmett Williams ( Greenville, South Carolina, April 4, 1925 – February 14, 2007, Berlin, Germany), was an American poet.
He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, and grew up in Virginia, and lived in Europe from 1949 to 1966. Williams studied poetry with John Crowe Ransom at Kenyon College, studied anthropology at the University of Paris, and worked as an assistant to the ethnologist Paul Radin in Switzerland.
As an artist and poet, Emmett Williams collaborated with Daniel Spoerri in the Darmstadt…
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