Dame Cleo Laine DBE
(1927-present)

Aged 93

Dame Cleo Laine, Lady Dankworth, DBE (born 28 October 1927) is an English jazz and pop singer and an actress, known for her scat singing and for her vocal range. Though her natural range is that of a contralto, she is able to produce a "G above high C", giving her an overall compass of well over three octaves. Laine is the only female performer to have received Grammy nominations in the jazz, popular and classical music categories. She is the widow of jazz composer Sir John Dankworth.

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The Stables Founded by Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine. The first performance was 6 February 1970.

The Stables, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom where they founded