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Definition of the noun Alan Seeger
What does Alan Seeger mean as a name of something?
- United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
Who is Alan Seeger?
Alan Seeger was an American poet who fought and died in World War I during the Battle of the Somme serving in the French Foreign Legion. Seeger was the uncle of American folk singer Pete Seeger, and was a classmate of T.S. Eliot at Harvard. He is most well known for having authored the poem, I Have a Rendezvous with Death, a favorite of President John F. Kennedy. A statue modeled after Seeger is found on the monument honoring fallen Americans who volunteered for France during the war, located at the Place des États-Unis, Paris. He is sometimes called the "American Rupert Brooke.
- also known as 阿蘭·西格; Сигер, Алан
- born on (127 years ago) in New York City
- nationality: United States of America
- education: Hackley School
- died on (99 years ago)
- written works: "Letters And Diary Of Alan Seeger", "Poems"
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by J. A. Cuddon
Hodgson, Edward Shanks, Edward Thomas, Robert Nichols, Wilfred Gibson, Alan Seeger, Herbert ...
by Edith P. Hazen
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