British singer Kathy Kirby has died at the age of 72.
The 1960s star passed away on Thursday (19May11) after a short illness.
Famed for her blonde bombshell looks, Kirby made a name for herself with two top 10 hits and three other singles in the top 40 throughout her career.
She also represented the U.K. in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1965, coming in second place to Luxembourg.
A statement from her family reads, "She will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends who have stood loyal over the years."
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