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Isaac Rosenberg
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Isaac Rosenberg
(1890-1918)

Isaac RosenbergIsaac Rosenberg was born in Bristol, England to working-class parents. At 14, he left school and was apprenticed as an engraver, attending the Art School of Birkbeck College, London University in the evening. Rosenberg was a student at Slade School from 1911 to 1914, after deciding upon a career as a portrait artist. In 1912, Rosenberg published his first book of poetry, Night and Day. When war broke out, he enlisted, and began serving in the British Army in 1916. A book of Rosenberg's poetry, Youth, was published just before he went to the front lines where he was killed. His work was admired by poets T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.


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