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Shelagh Delaney

MorrisseyThe Smiths (music group)
British playwright Shelagh Delaney, best known for her debut work "A Taste of Honey" from 1958, has died aged 71, her agent said on Nov. 21, 2011. Her words were a major influence on Morrissey, lead singer of indie band The Smiths, who also grew up in Manchester. He used lyrics from her... Evening Standard/Getty Images