Biography - A Short Wiki
World War I-era poet and artist best known for Poems from the Trenches. Many of his war poems, including “Dead Man’s Dump” and “Break of Day in the Trenches,” were written during his time as a soldier.
He suffered from chronic bronchitis and moved to South Africa to try to cure his condition.
He was killed in combat in France during World War I.
He was the son of Latvian-Jewish parents and grew up in London’s East End.
His self-portrait can be found in the British National Portrait Gallery, which also houses a painting of author Charlotte Bronte and her literary sisters Anne and Emily.
How did Isaac Rosenberg die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||27 years|
|Death date||April 1, 1918|
|Place of death||Somme, France|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I can’t look at things in the simple, large way that great poets do.Isaac Rosenberg
I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough.Isaac Rosenberg
I despair of ever writing excellent poetry.Isaac Rosenberg
Nothing can justify war.Isaac Rosenberg
Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.Isaac Rosenberg