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General Information:
Full Name: Peter Shaffer
Biography:
(1926-2016) Playwright. Peter Shaffer was born in Liverpool, England, and died in County Cork, Ireland. Mr. Shaffer moved to New York in the 1950s and worked for a time at the New York Public Library.
Author's Timeline:
1926 (Unknown) County
Peter Levin Shaffer was born in Liverpool, England, on May 15, 1926. 
2016 (Unknown) County
Peter Shaffer died in County Cork, Ireland, on June 6, 2016 
1974 (Unknown) County
Equus
(Pub: Atheneum ISBN: )
Drama. The play opened on Broadway in October 1974 and ran for nearly three years. It won Tonys for best play and best director. 
1981 (Unknown) County
Amadeus
(Pub: Harper & Row ISBN: 0060140321 / 978-0060140328)
Drama. The play opened on Broadway in 1980 and ran for three years, winning five Tonys. 
1958 (Unknown) County
Five Finger Exercise
(Pub: Harcourt Brace & Company ISBN: 1125931345 / 978-1125931349)
Drama. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Private Ear and The Public Eye
(Pub: Hamish Hamilton ISBN: )
Two one-act comedies. 
1967 (Unknown) County
Black Comedy and White Lies
(Pub: Stein & Day Publishers ISBN: 0812810279 / 978-0812810271)
Two one-act comedies. 
1952 (Unknown) County
How Doth the Little Crocodile?
(Pub: Evans Brothers Ltd. ISBN: )
Mystery novel written with his brother, Anthony Shaffer, under the joint pseudonym Peter Anthony. 
1954 (Unknown) County
The Salt Land
Play, presented on the BBC in 1954. 
1985 (Unknown) County
Yonadab
(Pub: Harpercollins ISBN: 0060390603 / 978-0060390600)
Play. 
1990 (Unknown) County
Lettice and Lovage
(Pub: Harper & Row ISBN: 0060390980 / 978-0060390983)
Play. 
? New York County
Mr. Shaffer lived in Manhattan, New York, for more than 40 years. 

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