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Alan Seeger Poems

A list of Alan Seeger Poems. This poet page also includes a link to popular and all-time best Alan Seeger poems and the poet's biography. Many of these Seeger poems may be famous while other poems may be less well-known.

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Seeger, Alan

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Alan Seeger (22 June 1888 – 4 July 1916) 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 is 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 .

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