She couldn’t read music… but Dame Vera Lynn won the battle for the nation’s hearts — WhatsNew2Day

Her unforgettable voice, crystal clear, powerfully projected, emotionally driven and instantly recognisable, rang out like a clarion call in Britain’s darkest hour. Yet ironically, when Dame Vera Lynn, who died yesterday at the age of 103, sat in the garden of her new home in Barking, Essex, on September 3, 1939, drinking tea and listening […]

via She couldn’t read music… but Dame Vera Lynn won the battle for the nation’s hearts — WhatsNew2Day

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