Reference Entry

Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine (1886-1967), poet and writer

Rupert Hart-Davis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine (1886-1967), poet and writer, was born on 8 September 1886 at Weirleigh, Brenchley, near Paddock Wood in Kent, the second of the three sons of Alfred Ezra Sassoon (1861-1895), financier and sculptor, and his wife, Georgiana Theresa (1853-1947), daughter of Thomas Thornycroft and Mary Thornycroft, sculptors, and ...

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