According 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.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.