Priscilla Maria Veronica White, better known as “Cilla Black,” was a British singer, actor, TV presenter, and author. She was born and raised in Liverpool, England, and was always interested in the prospect of becoming a musician. She started her career in 1965, with the release of her debut album, ‘Cilla,’ which was a big success. A year prior to that, her singles ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ and ‘You’re My World’ made waves across the country. Throughout her music career, she released 15 albums, including ‘It Makes Me Feel Good’ and ‘Surprisingly Cilla,’ and attained international success. She was the second and the only female singer from Liverpool to become a bestselling music star, after ‘The Beatles.’ Along with managing a successful singing career, she hosted her own variety show for ‘BBC’ named ‘Cilla’ between 1968 and 1976. Later, she became a successful TV presenter. She hosted a number of popular shows, such as ‘Blind Date,’ ‘Surprise Surprise,’ and ‘The Moment of Truth,’ between 1985 and 2001. Cilla Black died on August 1, 2015, following an accident in her villa in Estepona.
Vauxhall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
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Priscilla Maria Veronica White
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Bobby Willis (m. 1969–1999)
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