Perdita Schaffner

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Perdita Schaffner (Gray)

Also Known As: "Perdita Aldington", "Perdita Macpherson"
Birthdate: (82)
Death: December 26, 2001 (82)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Cecil William Turpie Gray and Hilda Doolittle ("H. D.")
Wife of John Valentine Schaffner
Mother of <private> Schaffner; Nicholas Schaffner; <private> Schaffner and <private> Schaffner
Half sister of <private> Holdrup (Gray)

Occupation: Author and philanthropist
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Perdita Schaffner

Perdita Schaffner was the author of many published essays as well as unpublished fiction. She was an active philanthropist and served on the boards of cultural institutions such as the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, N.Y., Poets and Writers Inc., and the Yale University Library Associates. She cultivated a wide range of friends in the Hamptons, New York City, and Europe. In academic circles she was known as the daughter of the Imagist poet Hilda Doolittle, who wrote under the pen name H.D.

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Perdita Schaffner's Timeline

March 31, 1919
December 26, 2001
Age 82