Fields, Dame Gracie

Fields, Dame Gracie

biographical name

(born Jan. 9, 1898, Rochdale, Lancashire, Eng.—died Sept. 27, 1979, Capri, Italy) English music-hall comedienne. She performed in music halls from age 13 and gained notice in the touring revue Mr. Tower of London (1918–25). She became tremendously popular with an act composed of low-comedy songs such as “The Biggest Aspidistra in the World” and sentimental ballads such as “My Blue Heaven,” performing on radio and television and in films such as Sally in Our Alley (1931) and Sing As We Go (1934).


Fields, Dame Gracie orig. Grace Stansfield

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