Bassey, Shirley

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Shirley Bassey
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Name
Bassey, Shirley Gender: F
born on 8 January 1937 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Cardiff, Wales, 51n29, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: pmt
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°41' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 28°39 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 29°29'



Biography

British-Welsh singer noted for her dynamic style and powerful voice. She is considered one of the best post-WW II female vocalists produced by the U.K. Discovered in 1955, she was a star by the end of the year. Her work includes "As I Love You," 1958 "As Long As He Needs Me," 1960 and "Something," 1970. By the early '60s, Bassey was headlining in New York and Las Vegas, winning top entertainment awards in 1976 and '77.

In 1969, she moved to Switzerland and announced her semi-retirement in 1981. Nonetheless, Bassey made a number of comebacks in the '80s, delivering show-stopping numbers as late as 1996.

Peter Finch was at one time a lover and she was saddened by his death on 1/14/1977, and devastated when her daughter was found dead in a river on 9/07/1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death of Significant person 14 January 1977 (Peter Finch died, a former lover)
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  • Death of Child 7 September 1985 (Daughter found dead in a river)
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Source Notes

Birth certificate from Cardiff, Wales
Published birth certificate has 8 January 1937 (see on the right). We keep the time from source below.

David Fisher quotes Roger Elliot for 9 January 1937, 9 am. (Lescaut same as B.R., unconfirmed)

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection