Every performer is unique in their own way. But there are some who are so iconic that it does not take much to conjure up an image of them.
It may be surprising to learn that Newton-John was also Jewish via her mother’s side of the family. Her maternal grandfather, Max Born, was a respected mathematician and physicist. Like his colleague, Albert Einstein, Born and his family fled Germany at the start of World War II. They had no idea that they were escaping certain death.
In the words of our mutual ancestors, may her memory be a blessing. Z”l.