Vera Lynn

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by Vera Lynn

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Vera Welch, 20 March 1917, London, England. A much-loved singer with a clear, strong, plaintive voice, who is held in great esteem by British audiences because of her work in entertaining service personnel during World War II. At the age of seven she was singing regularly in working men’s clubs, and later joined a dancing troupe until she was 15. She made her first broadcast in 1935, singing with the Joe Loss Orchestra, and later worked with Charlie Kunz and Ambrose. While she was with... Read more

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