Siegfried Sassoon - A Friend

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Dennis Silk recalls his thirteen year friendship with the war poet Siegfried Sassoon and shares a precious private recording he made back in the 1960s of the old poet reading his own work. It is a unique chance to hear Sassoon's own reading of The General, Base Details, Died of Wounds and several other famous and often anthologised poems.

2004070420040710

Dennis Silk recalls his thirteen year friendship with the war poet Siegfried Sassoon and shares a precious private recording he made back in the 1960s of the old poet reading his own work. It is a unique chance to hear Sassoon's own reading of The General, Base Details, Died of Wounds and several other famous and often anthologised poems.