Sassoon, Siegfried

   English poet. He entered the British army in 1914 and was wounded and sent back to Britain. When he recovered, he was sent back to serve in Palestine and France. After the war he became literary editor of the socialist newspaper, the Daily Herald. His poems reflect the ugliness of the war. His works include Memoirs of a Vox-Hunting Man which described the English countryside and country life.

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  • Sassoon, Siegfried — ▪ British writer 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… …   Universalium

  • SASSOON, SIEGFRIED LORRAINE — (1886–1967), English poet and novelist. The son of Alfred Ezra Sassoon, of the famous sassoon family, and his wife, the daughter of Thomas Thorneycroft, a prominent gentile sculptor, Siegfried Sassoon was educated at Marlborough and Cambridge. He …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine — (1886 1967)    Born in Kent, the son of a Jewish father and Anglican mother, he was educated at Marlborough College and Clare College, Cambridge University. He served in France in World War I and won the Military Cross for his part in the Battle… …   British and Irish poets

  • Sassoon, Siegfried Lorraine — (1886–1967)    English poet and novelist. Siegfried was a descendant of the famous SASSOON FAMILY of Bombay, his grandfather David having been the first one to settle in England. His mother was non Jewish and he was brought up as an Anglican. He… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Sassoon,Siegfried Lorraine — Sas·soon (sə so͞onʹ, să ), Siegfried Lorraine. 1886 1967. British writer known for his antiwar poems, based on his combat experience in World War I, and for his fictionalized three volume autobiography, first published as The Memoirs of George… …   Universalium

  • Sassoon, Siegfried (Lorraine) —  (1886–1967) British poet. satellite …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Siegfried Sassoon — fotografiado por George Charles Beresford en 1915 Nombre compl …   Wikipedia Español

  • SASSOON (S.) — SASSOON SIEGFRIED (1886 1967) Pendant la Première Guerre mondiale, Sassoon s’engagea et fut officier en France. Ses recueils de poèmes contre la guerre, Le Vieux Veneur (The Old Huntsman , 1917) et Contre Attaque (Counterattack , 1918) le firent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Siegfried I. — Siegfried ist ein männlicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 Bekannte Namensträger 5 Siegfried in der Kunst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Siegfried Sassoon — [Siegfried Sassoon] (1886–1967) an English ↑poet and author. He served as a soldier in ↑World War I and is best known for his poems about the horror of war. He was awarded the ↑Military Cross for his courage in battle but later rejected it… …   Useful english dictionary

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