Alan Seeger

  • Born: (New York, New York)
  • Died: (Belloy-en-Santerre, France)

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 brother of Charles Seeger, a noted American pacifist and musicologist. He is best known for the poem I Have a Rendezvous with Death, a favorite of President John F. Kennedy.


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