Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon

1886 - 1967

An English poet, author, and soldier, Siegfried Sassoon's texts have been set to music by many American composers, including Hugo Weisgall, John Alden Carpenter, Dominick Argento, Paul Moravec, and David Conte.


Sassoon is best known for his war poems. He served with the Royal Welch Fusiliers during World War I, which left him injured and disillusioned. Learn more about Siegfried Sassoon by visiting the links provided on the right.

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