Shel Silverstein (1930-1999)

Death: 10th May 1999
Location: Westlawn Cemetery, Norridge, Cook County, Illinois, United States Plot: Sec B Block 9 Lot 3 grave 1
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Photo taken by: Penfold the Hamster
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American musician, songwriter, cartoonist and author of children’s books. His best known books for children are Where the Sidewalk Ends (1974) and The Giving Tree (1965). As a songwriter he is best known for writing the Johnny Cash hit A Boy Named Sue, which was awarded a Grammy in 1970.