Dame Gracie Fields, DBE (born Grace Stansfield, 9 January 1898 – 27 September 1979), was an English actress, singer and comedienne and star of both cinema and music hall. She spent the later part of her life on the isle of Capri, Italy. Fields was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for "services to entertainment" in 1938, and in 1979, seven months before her death, she was invested a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II.
Forever and Ever Franz Winkler Malia Rosa 1947 Sheet Music Gracie Fields
Gracie FIELDS, DBE (1898-1979) * AFI Top Actress nominee > Active 1924–78 > Born Grace Stansfield 9 Jan 1898 Lancashire, England > Died 27 Sept 1979 (aged 81) Capri, Italy, pneumonia > Nationality: British > Other: Singer > Spouses: Archie Pitt (1923–39 div); Monty Banks (1940–50, his death); Boris Alperovici (1952–79, her death) > Children: none. Comedienne and singer in British Music Halls, highest paid actress in Britain in the 30's, highest paid film star in the world 1937.
Gracie Fields was a one-of-a-kind talent--showing off both her amazing range and comic gifts in this uplifting number from 1932. LOOKING ON THE BRIGHT SIDE Im looking on the bright side Though Im walking in the shade Sticking out my chest, hoping for the best Looking on the bright side of life Im waiting for the right tide And if...
The modern day Gracie Fields is back. Lisa Stansfield, Rochdale’s finest, shone like a star in her first UK and European Tour after nearly decade away from the spotlight. ...via... showbizshel.com/lisa-stansfield-so-natural