Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon (1886 – 1967) was an English poet and author who served on the Western Front, was awarded the Military Cross and became one of the leading poets of World War One, also having a significant influence on the work of poet Wilfred Owen. His Collected Poems 1908-1956 was published by Faber and Faber in 1961. He also wrote fictionalised autobiographical books, the first of which was Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, published in 1928.

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