Paul Shaffer
Date of Birth
Nov 28, 1949

Biography

Musician, composer, and bandleader Paul Shaffer got his first big break as the musical director for the Toronto production of the musical Godspell. He subsequently joined the Saturday Night Live band before becoming the musical director for the Late Night with David Letterman in 1982. His work with the band and his banter with Letterman made Shaffer a celebrity, and he stuck with the show for...