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Alan Seeger

Seeger, Alan, 1888–1916, American poet, b. New York City, grad. Harvard, 1910. During World War I he served in the French Foreign Legion and was killed in battle in 1916. He is famous for his war poem, "I Have a Rendezvous with Death."

See his Collected Poems (1916) and his letters and diary (1917).

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