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Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried SassoonAKA Siegfried Loraine Sassoon

Born: 8-Sep-1886
Birthplace: Brenchley, Kent, England
Died: 1-Sep-1967
Location of death: Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Andrew's Church, Mells, Somerset, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Poet, Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: War Poems

Military service: British Army (Sussex Yeomanry 1914-15, Royal Welch Fusiliers)

Father: Alfred Sassoon
Mother: Theresa
Boyfriend: David Cuthbert Thomas (presumed relationship, d. WWI)
Boyfriend: Gabriel Atkin (artist)
Wife: Hester Gatty (m. 1933, one son)
Son: George Sassoon (b. 1936)

    High School: Marlborough College, Wiltshire
    University: Clare College, Cambridge University (no degree)

    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    Converted to Catholicism

Author of books:
The Daffodil Murderer (1913, pseudo. Saul Kain)
The Old Huntsman (1917, poetry)
Counterattack (1918, poetry)
Picture-Show (1919, poetry)
War Poems (1919, poetry)
Recreations (1923, poetry)
Lingual Exercises for Advanced Vocabularians (1925)
Selected Poems (1925, poetry)
Satirical Poems (1926, poetry)
The Heart's Journey (1928, poetry)
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man (1928, memoir)
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (1930, memoir)
Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre (1931, poetry)
The Road to Ruin (1933, poetry)
Vigils (1935, poetry)
Sherston's Progress (1936, memoir)
Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (1937, memoir, 3 vols.)
The Old Century (1938)
On Poetry (1939)
Rhymed Ruminations (1940, poetry)
Poems Newly Selected (1940, poetry)
The Weald of Youth (1942)
Siegfried's Journey (1945, memoir, 3 vols.)
Collected Poems (1947, poetry)
Meredith (1948)
Common Chords (1950, poetry)
Emblems of Experience (1951, poetry)
The Tasking (1954, poetry)
Sequences (1956, poetry)
Lenten Illuminations (1958, poetry)
The Path to Peace (1960, poetry)
Collected Poems 1908-1956 (1961, poetry)



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