Shirley Bassey Biography

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Birth Name: Shirley Veronica Bassey
Born: 1937/01/08
Birth Place: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Years Active: 1953–present
Genres: Popular Music

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE (born 8 January 1937 in Cardiff, Wales), is a Welsh singer who found fame in the late 1950s and has continued a successful career since then worldwide. She is best known for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films ''Goldfinger'' (1964), ''Diamonds Are Forever'' (1971), and ''Moonraker'' (1979), and is a UNESCO Artist for Peace.

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