Pere Ubu - Papa Turd

What inspired band name Pere Ubu - Alfred Jarry - Ubu RoiExperimental rock band from Cleveland, Ohio.

The band name is taken from a play that French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry (1873-1907) wrote together with a few schoolmates and that was staged in Paris in 1896.

The play is called Ubu Roi and the character the band is named after is Père Ubu (with a grave accent).

Active: 1975-1982; 1987-present, USA
Site: http://www.ubuprojex.net/

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