- Vera Lynn
English crooner and easy-listening/big-band singer and philanthropist known as the 'Forces' Sweetheart' during the second world-war. She reached 100 years old in 2017.
During the war years, she performed morale-boosting shows for the troops, delighting them with songs such as the signature "We'll Meet Again".
In 2009, her Greatest Hits album reached number 1, sixty years after the release of her first album.