Alan Seeger

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Birthday
22, 1888
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 4, 1916 (28)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1888
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 4, 1916 (28)

About

American poet who died in action during World War I and is best known for his poem "I Have a Rendezvous with Death." A posthumous collection of his complete poetic works was published in 1917.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University, where he wrote for Harvard Monthly.

Trivia

He and poet T.S. Eliot were classmates at Harvard.

Family Life

He had a brother named Charles who was a musicologist and composer.

Associated With

He was the uncle of folk singer Pete Seeger.

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