Hartt & Soul Productions Presents: Benefitting One World
Petula Clark was born in Epsom, England, but her love of music began at a very early age in her mother’s land of Wales. She was already a star in the U.K. by the age of 9, singing for the troops stationed in England during World War II. Clark grew to become a star all across Europe, also recording in French, Italian, German and Spanish. While living in Paris, Clark was presented with a new composition: “Downtown.” The recording became a worldwide hit, leading to a string of top ten records, including “I Know A Place,” “My Love,” “A Sign Of The Times,” and “Don’t Sleep In The Subway.” These songs won Clark 2 GRAMMY Awards, and launched her career on the international stage. Later, Charlie Chaplin would go on to pen one of her major hits, “This Is My Song.” Clarke has performed in her own TV shows in the UK, the US, and France. She has starred in movies including: Finian’s Rainbow with Fred Astaire and Goodbye Mr. Chips with Peter O’Toole; theater in London’s West End; on Broadway; and, in 2017, finished a triumphant UK tour after the release of her new CD, From Now On.