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For others named Charles or Charlie Coffey, see Charlie Coffey (disambiguation).
Charles Coffey (died 1745) was an Irish playwright and composer.
His best music includes:
- The Devil to Pay, or The Wives Metapmorhos’d (1731), from a play by Thomas Jevon.
- Ellen A Roon (1729), now sung to new words and known as Robin Adair.
- A Wife and No Wife, a play, (published 1732, never acted)
- Devil Upon Two Sticks, or the Country Beau, a ballad opera, (1728)
- The Beggar’s Wedding, a ballad opera, (1729)
- Southwark Fair, or, The Sheep-Shearing, a short ballad opera, (1729)
- Female Parson, or, Beau in the Sudds, a balled opera (1730)
- The Devil to Pay, or, The Wives Metamorphos'd, a ballad opera written with John Mottley, based on Thomas Jevon's The Devil of a Wife (1731)
- The Boarding-School, or, The Sham Captain, a ballad opera based on Thomas D'Urfey's Love for Money, or, The Boarding-School (1733)
- The Merry Cobler, or, The Second Part of the Devil to Pay, a ballad opera (1735)
- Ó Cobhthaigh, hereditary poets of Westmeath
- Tomás Ó Cobhthaigh, poet, died 1474
- Aeneas Coffey, 1780–1852
- Brian Coffey, 1905–1995
- The Irish Theatre from the Earliest Period up to the Present Day by Peter Kavanagh (1946)
- "Charles Coffey" in The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography by Joseph Knight, revised Yvonne Noble.
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