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Isaac Rosenberg

Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918) was an English poet of the First World War. Born in Bristol and brought up in a poor district of London, he left school at fourteen, but was already interested in both poetry and art, and managed to find the finances to attend the Slade School[?]. He was taken up by Laurence Binyon and Edward Marsh, and began to write poetry seriously, but he suffered from ill-health. Nevertheless, he enlisted in 1915 and was sent to the Western Front, where he was killed on April 1, 1918.

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