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"Favorite army", the singer Vera Lynn died at the age of 103 years

British singer, Dame of the order of the British Empire Vera Lynn died at the age of 103 years, according to the Guardian newspaper, citing a family statement.

"It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of the most popular British artists", - the newspaper quotes a statement from the family.

It is noted that the singer died in the County of East Sussex in the South of the UK.

Lynn began acting at the age of seven. In the 18 years she has performed with the orchestra, and in 1936 he released his first solo record Up the Wooden Hill to Bedfordshire. Fame singer got during the Second world war, she spoke to the soldiers what it was called "the darling of the army."

In 1975, Lynn was awarded the title of Dame of the order of the British Empire in 2009, it was the old singer that got to the top of the music charts.