Vera Lynn (1917-2020)

Vera Lynn, the singer whose “We’ll Meet Again” and “The White Cliffs of Dover” became iconic songs in Britain and beyond during World War II, has died at 103. Named a Dame of the British Empire in 1975, she last performed in 2005 at the 60th anniversary commemoration of VE Day in London’s Trafalgar Square.

An obituary by Ben Beaumont-Thomas for The Guardian: