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Siegfried Sassoon: Poet's Pilgrimage

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1886-1967 with Hugh Burden as Siegfried Sassoon
Hugh Dickson as The Reader
' My real biography is my poetry:
Last thing at night, in solitude serene,
I am unpossessed of all that I have been.
It is as though I were about to go
Some journeying far beyond what now I know.'
(SIEGFRIED SASSOON)
' Siegfried Sassoon has always seemed to me a parable of 20th-century man. To most of those acquainted with his name he is essentially the Fox-hunting man, the Infantry officer and poet of the First World War. Few knew him for what he was beneath outward appearances - prophet, sage, pilgrim, a Mr Valiant for Truth going to the Celestial City ':
Dame Felicitas Corrigan , OSB, a close friend of Sassoon during his later years, who presents the programme.
Gregorian Chant by the SISTERS OF STANBROOK ABBEY Compiled and directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Siegfried Sassoon
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Unknown: Siegfried Sassoon
Unknown: Dame Felicltas Corrigan
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Hilaire Belloc: Anthony Newlands
Dom Hubert van Zeller: John Gabriel

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Siegfried Sassoon: Poet's Pilgrimage

BBC Radio 3, 9 May 1978 21.25






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