Lynn, who lives in Ditchling, East Sussex, England, died Thursday “surrounded by her immediate family,” said a statement posted on the charity’s website.
His daughter, Virginia Lewis-Jones, said in his statement: “My mother was first involved in raising awareness about cerebral palsy in the 50s when there was little understanding of the condition and children who suffer from motor learning difficulties are often referred to as degrading as’ seizures ‘
“Together with celebrity best friends including David Jacobs and Wilfred Pickles, he set out to change people’s attitudes towards disability and help children reach their full potential. No one else raised funds to help at that time, so it was work innovative.
“Even though my mother is in close contact with other charities, the supporting veterans are no exception, Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity always holds a very special place in her heart – children love her as much as she loves them and I am very proud of what has been achieved and the difference that has been made to the lives of many families. “
In 2016 Dame Vera was recognized for her services for entertainment and charity and was made a Member of the Order of Honorary Friends in the Queen’s 90th birthday award.
The British Press Association also reported that his family confirmed his death in a statement.
His two most famous songs, “I’ll Meet Again,” were released in 1939 at the start of the conflict and “The White Cliffs of Dover,” recorded in 1942, created a patriotic image of a brave and sovereign British who resonated with people person. in England even today. He was also the first British singer to make it number one on the American music charts.
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