Shel Silverstein Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Shel Silverstein

This Biography is about one of the best Screenwriter Shel Silverstein including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Shel Silverstein
Real Name Shel Silverstein
Profession Poets
Famous as Poet, Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Composer, Cartoonist and Screenwriter
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Personal Fact of Shel Silverstein
Born on 25 September 1930
Birthday 25th September
Died At Age 68
Sun Sign Libra
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Died on 08 May 1999
Place of death Key West, Florida
City Illinois
Family Background of Shel Silverstein
Father Nathan Silverstein
Mother Helen
Siblings Peggy
Married No
Awards 2002 – Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970 – Grammy Award
Personal Fact of Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan Silverstein, better known as Shel Silverstein, was an American poet, singer-songwriter, musician, composer, cartoonist and screenwriter. Born in Chicago in 1930, he also served in the Army for a brief period where his cartoons were published in the military magazine, Pacific Stars and Stripes. He came to notice with his successful book, Take Ten.

Later, he became leading cartoonist for Playboy magazine where his satirical and provocative illustrations became a favorite with masses. In 1960s, Silverstein turned into a well-known composer and lyricist with hits like, “A Boy Named Sue”, “One’s On The Way”, “The Unicorn”, “Boa Constrictor”, “So Good To So Bad”, “Sylvia’s Mother”, “The Great Conch Train Robbery”, and “Yes, Mr. Rogers”.

He was facilitated with a Grammy Award in 1970 for “A Boy Named Sue”. For his song “I’m Checkin’ Out” in the film Postcards from the Edge, he was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe. Silverstein was famous among kids as Uncle Shelby and was admired for his children books. Some of his famous children books were The Giving Tree (1964), The Missing Piece (1982), Where the Sidewalk Ends (1981), A Light in the Attic (1981) and Falling Up (1996). In 2002, He was posthumously inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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