Billie Holiday (1915-1959)

Billie Holiday (1915-1959)

"Known as ‘Lady Day,’ she was called the greatest jazz vocalist of her time. Starting in 1933, she recorded with Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, and others. Notable songs include ‘Lover Man,’ ‘Strange Fruit.’ In this city, she often lived here."

Posted by Tom Ipri on 2012-01-09 02:06:22

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