The Reader’s Notebook: Gracie Fields

Jan 9, 2018

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January 9, 2018 -- Dame Gracie Fields was an English actress, singer and comedian and star of both cinema and music hall. She spent the later part of her life on the isle of Capri, Italy. Fields was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for "services to entertainment" in 1938, and in 1979, seven months before her death, she was invested a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II.