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Alan Seeger
- I have a Rendezvous
  with Death

 

Alan Seeger
(1888-1916)

Alan SeegerAlan Seeger was born in New York City, New York. After graduating with honors from Harvard in 1910, he lived in Greenwich Village for two years where he wrote poetry and contributed to the American magazine. In 1912 Seeger moved to Paris, and two years later joined the French Foreign Legion. Wounded in 1915, he was killed in action a year later during a charge on the Somme. The poems Seeger wrote at the Front were not published until a year after his death.


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