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R.I.P. Cilla Black 1943-2015

by Music-News.com on August 2, 2015

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The much loved singer and TV star Cilla Black has died aged 72, police in Spain have confirmed.

Cilla died at her Spanish home in Marbella.

In 2014 the BBC aired a three-part biopic about Cilla Black titled ‘Cilla’.

Cilla Black enjoyed a 50-year show business career from her 1960s after being discovered in Liverpool by Brian Epstein after her friend Ringo Starr brought her to Epstein’s attention.

Cilla went to become a popular TV celebrity on such shows as Blind Date and Surprise Surprise reports the BBC.

Born Priscilla White in Liverpool, she changed her name to launch a singing career with hits such as Anyone Who Had a Heart and You’re My World.

A BAFTA winner she was also a regular at the Cavern Club singing with The Beatles.

She made her TV debut in 1968 with her own BBC One primetime series and went on to host a number of shows for ITV.

Priscilla White had died in Estapona in the Costa del Sol region.

The death appeared to be due to natural causes, but this had not yet been confirmed by tests, police told the news agency.

More news as we have it.

Joan Collins tweeted about her friend saying “I am so sad and shocked by news about my good friend Cilla. She was a resplendent and rare talent. RIP”.


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