Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon
1886 - 1967
Siegfried Sassoon  British Poet

Siegfried Sassoon dating history


Siegfried Sassoon was previously married to Hester Gatty (1933 - 1945).

Siegfried Sassoon was in relationships with Stephen Tennant (1926 - 1930), Henry Festing Jones, Edward Marsh (polymath), Gabriel Atkin, Laurence Olivier, Ivor Novello, Glen Byam Shaw, Beverley Nichols, Rupert Brooke and Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse.

Siegfried Sassoon had an encounter with Wilfred Owen.


British Poet Siegfried Sassoon was born Siegfried Loraine Sassoon on 8th September, 1886 in Matfield, Kent, England and passed away on 1st Sep 1967 Heytesbury, Wiltshire aged 80. He is most remembered for Sherston trilogy. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Siegfried Sassoon is a member of the following lists: LGBT Jews, Converts to Roman Catholicism and Commanders of the Order of the British Empire.


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Married1 12 years - -
Dating10 4 years 4 months, 26 days -
Encounter1 - - -
Total12 12 years 1 year, 4 months 4 years


First Name Siegfried
Last Name Sassoon
Full Name at Birth Siegfried Loraine Sassoon
Alternative Name Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, Siegfried Sassoon
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th September, 1886
Birthplace Matfield, Kent, England
Died 1st September, 1967
Place of Death Heytesbury, Wiltshire
Cause of Death Stomach Cancer
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Soldier, Poet, Diarist, Memoirist, Journalist
Occupation Poet
Claim to Fame Sherston trilogy
Music Genre (Text) Poetry, Fiction, Biography
Father Alfred Ezra Sassoon
Mother Theresa Thornycroft
Family Member George Sassoon (son) (scientist)
Friend E. M. Forster, J. R. Ackerley

Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a jingoism-fuelled war. Sassoon became a focal point for dissent within the armed forces when he made a lone protest against the continuation of the war in his "Soldier's Declaration" of 1917, culminating in his admission to a military psychiatric hospital; this resulted in his forming a friendship with Wilfred Owen, who was greatly influenced by him.
Sassoon later won acclaim for his prose work, notably his three-volume fictionalised autobiography, collectively known as the "Sherston trilogy".

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Siegfried Sassoon80 VirgoPoet
Hester Gatty-
Stephen Tennant80 TaurusSocialite
Glen Byam Shaw81 SagittariusDirector
Beverley Nichols85 VirgoWriter
Rupert Brooke27 LeoPoet
Wilfred Owen25 PiscesPoet
Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse83 ScorpioRoyalty
Henry Festing Jones77Writer
Edward Marsh (polymath)80 ScorpioTranslator
Gabriel Atkin40Artist
Laurence Olivier82 GeminiActor
Ivor Novello58 CapricornComposer
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GeorgeMale30th October, 193685 years oldHester Gatty




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