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date: 27 September 2020

Shaffer, Sir Peter Levinlocked

  • Michael Billington


Shaffer, Sir Peter Levin (1926–2016), playwright, was born on 15 May 1926 at 55 Croxteth Road, Liverpool, the second of three sons of Jacob (Jack) Shaffer (1899–1987), a property owner and businessman, and his wife, Reka, née Fredman (1905–2000). He was born five minutes after his twin brother, ...

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British Library, National Sound Archive
J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)