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 plays, notably A Taste of Honey, and featured her in the artwork for the "Louder Than Bombs" album.
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