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16th April 1939

Dusty Springfield

United Kingdom pop, blue-eyed soul singer

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive sensual mezzo-soprano sound, she was an important blue-eyed soul singer and at her peak was one of the most successful British female performers, with six top 20 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 and sixteen on the UK Singles Chart from 1963 to 1989. She is a member of the US Rock and Roll and UK Music Halls of Fame. International polls have named Springfield among the best female rock artists of all time. Her image, supported by a peroxide blonde bouffant hairstyle, evening gowns, and heavy make-up, as well as her flamboyant performances made her an icon of the Swinging Sixties.

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  • Lived from
    1939 - 1999 (Died age 59)
  • Birthday:
    16th April 1939
  • Gender:
    Female
  • Star Sign:
    Aries
  • Place of Birth:
    London
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland