British singer and TV star Cilla Black found dead in her Spain residence
British singer and TV star Cilla Black died at his Spanish home this weekend. The Telegraph reports that the singer was found dead in her apartment in Marbella, Spain. She was 72-year-old.
We are awaiting still autopsy report, but for now everything is pointing towards that she died of natural causes, said a police officer to the British newspaper.
Police sources say that the death probably occurred during the night, and that Cilla Black had arrived Spain along with one of her three sons for just a few days ago.
According to the newspaper, the British star has suffered from osteoarthritis.
Cilla Black was a famous and popular TV star and singer. Her maiden name was Priscilla Maria Veronica White and she was born on 27 May 1943. She was one of Liverpool’s greatest artists, just after The Beatles.
She was also the manager of the legendary band that helped her to start her career. She has over the years topped several charts with songs like You’re My World, “Anyone who had a heart” and “Alfie.”
From the late 60th century Cilla Black became more popular on the TV screen. She was known for among other things the show Surprise Surprise, where she was the hostess.
Cilla Black was 30 years married to her manager Bobby Willis, who died in 1999 of lung cancer, only 57 years old. The star leaves behind three children and two grandchildren.
Cilla Black is remembered in Finland, at least hits You’re My World, a Finnish versioned You have it all. They have recorded a number of Finnish artists, including Johnny and Topi Sorsakoski. Black Britain was also a popular television performer.