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  1. Siegfried Loraine Sassoon CBE MC (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English war poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front , [1] he became one of the leading poets of the First World War .

  2. Siegfried Sassoon. 1886–1967. Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo. Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and ...

  3. Siegfried Sassoon, (born Sept. 8, 1886, Brenchley, Kent, Eng.—died Sept. 1, 1967, Heytesbury, Wiltshire), English poet and novelist, known for his antiwar poetry and for his fictionalized autobiographies, praised for their evocation of English country life.

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  4. Siegfried Sassoon - Siegfried Sassoon, born in England in 1886, is best known for his poems inspired by his experiences in World War I. Also a novelist, Sassoon died on September 1, 1967.

  5. Sep 10, 2016 · Sassoon’s verse is often satirical, always truthful, and he writes with such a striking discordance, that it’s easy to see why he was revered as much a century ago as he is today. Here is a selection of ten of his poems, most of which are personal favourites.

  6. Siegfried Sassoon Biography. Siegfried Sassoon was a celebrated First World War poet. He was decorated for bravery during action but became increasingly critical of the nature of war publishing a letter in the Times. He survived the conflict and continued a successful literary career.

  7. Siegfried Sassoon (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet and novelist, who became widely known as a result of a protest against the First World War that he made in 1917.

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