Shirley Bassey  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE (born January 8, 1937 in Cardiff, Wales), is a Welsh singer, perhaps best-known for performing the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). She is the only singer to have recorded more than one James Bond theme song. Dame Shirley Bassey is truly one of the greats of the entertainment business whose unwavering appeal spans more than five decades. With what is arguably one of the most magnificent voices in the history of popular music , tremendous glamour and overwhelming charm, Dame Shirley Bassey has been thrilling fans and amassing new ones for over 50 years.

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