Vera Lynn (1917-)
Last updated: 03.11.20
p_lynn.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Dame Vera Margaret Lynn (née Welch) is a British singer of traditional popular music, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.
Known as "The Forces' Sweetheart", she gave outdoor concerts for the troops in Egypt, India, and Burma during the war as part of Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA). The songs most associated with her are:

 

  • We'll meet again (1939), Hughie Charles (words); Ross Parker (music)
  • The White Cliffs of Dover (1941), Nat Burton (words); Walter Kent (music)
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (1940) Erich Maschwitz (words); Manning Sherwin (music)
  • There'll Always Be an England (1939), Hughie Charles (words); Ross Parker (music
Remaining popular after the war, she appeared on radio and television in the UK and the US making her last public performance in 1975. Her last single, I Love This Land, was released marking the end of the Falklands War.
Websites:
url15.gif Vera Lynn Biography by wikipedia.org.  

Vera Lynn (1917-) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

b01bllmafo_m.jpgI Love To Sing
By: Michael Carr. Words by: Tommie Connor, Maggie Carr.
Sung by : Vera Lynn.
Publisher: Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1943. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b00u90rr2u_m.jpgWe'll Meet Again
Words and Music by: Ross Parker. Co-Author: Hughie Charles.
Sung by : Vera Lynn.
Publisher: Dash Music Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1939. Sheet Music.
b00hsljym4_m.jpgYou Made Me Care When I Wasnt In Love
Words and Music by: Joseph Geo Gilbert.
Sung by : Vera Lynn.
Publisher: The J. Norris Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
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Printed: 1940. Sheet Music.
     Title Remarks Supplier
       
cd15.gif  The Golden Hits   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif  Sweetheart of the Forces   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 songs sung by Vera Lynn who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif I Love To Sing (1943) Michael Carr Tommie Connor (words)
P. Misraki (words)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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sm15.gif You Made Me Care (1940) Joseph Geo Gilbert(w&m) Vera Lynn (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif There'll Always Be an England! (1939) Ross Parker Hughie Charles (words)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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sm15.gif We'll Meet Again (1939) Ross Parker(w&m) Hughie Charles (co-author)
Vera Lynn (sung by)
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     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg Now is the hour (3:16) Now is the hour
youtube15.jpg There'll Always Be an England (2:59) R. Parker 
youtube15.jpg We'll Meet Again (1943) (1:34) We'll meet again/R. Parker