Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein
1930 - 1999

Shel Silverstein  American Writer


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First Name Shel
Middle Name Allan
Last Name Silverstein
Full Name at Birth Sheldon Allan Silverstein
Alternative Name Uncle Shelby
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th September, 1930
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Died 10th May, 1999
Place of Death Key West, Florida
Cause of Death Heart attack
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Author Poet Cartoonist Songwriter Playwright
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame Where The Sidewalk Ends
Music Genre (Text) Children's fiction, Black comedy, Playwright, Country Rock
Instrument (text) Guitar
Associated Acts Johnny Cash, Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children's books. He styled himself as Uncle Shelby in some works. Translated into more than 30 languages, his books have sold over 20 million copies.

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