Sassoon
biographical name Siegfried Lorraine 1886-1967 English writer

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  • Sassoon —   [sə suːn], Siegfried Lorraine, englischer Schriftsteller, * Brenchley (County Kent) 8. 9. 1886, ✝ Heytesbury (County Wiltshire) 1. 9. 1967; nahm als Freiwilliger am Ersten Weltkrieg teil. Die Auseinandersetzung mit der Kriegserfahrung, die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sassoon — [sa so͞on′] Siegfried (Lorraine) 1886 1967; Eng. writer & poet …   English World dictionary

  • Sassoon — /sa soohn /, n. Siegfried (Loraine) /seeg freed law rayn , loh /, 1886 1967, English poet and novelist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sassoon — Sas•soon [[t]sæˈsun[/t]] n. big Siegfried (Loraine), 1886–1967, English poet and novelist …   From formal English to slang

  • Sassoon — /səˈsun/ (say suh soohn) noun Siegfried Lorraine /sɪgˌfrid lɔˈreɪn/ (say sig.freed law rayn), 1886–1967, British soldier, poet, and writer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sassoon — /sa soohn /, n. Siegfried (Loraine) /seeg freed law rayn , loh /, 1886 1967, English poet and novelist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sassoon David Sassoon — (1832 – 1867), a British Indian merchant, was born at Bombay (now Mumbai), a member of a family settled there since the beginning of the 16th century, and previously in Spain. He was the eldest son by the second marriage of his father David… …   Wikipedia

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