Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey

Born: January 8, 1937

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, singer

Biography: Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE is a Welsh singer. She found fame in the mid-1950s and was one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the last half of the 20th century. In the US, in particular, she is best known for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker and is the only artist to record more than one Bond theme song.

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