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Billie Holiday (April 1915 -- July was an american jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester You.

Billie Holiday

Join us on Tuesday, April during jazz hours for our centennial tribute to Billie Holiday , who was born in West Philadelphia, on April and

Billie Holiday

Happy Birthday, Lady Day

giants at play : life with jazz legends " not published in life. billie holiday sings her standard, "fine and mellow," accompanied by james p. johnson on piano and others, new york, 1943 "

Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August

Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong taking a break and fooling around during a Decca recording session, c. 1949

hennyproud: “ “Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong taking a break and fooling around during a Decca recording session, c.

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday

Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Barney Bigard perform the number Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans, in the 1947 film New Orleans.

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This Day In Entertainment July 1959 - Nicknamed "Lady Day," jazz singer and songwriter Billie Holiday passes away.

Ella Fitzgerald this is not... This is Sarah Vaughn babay!!

Ella Fitzgerald famously said,".where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Full of love and inspiration, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation is.

Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over compositions. Born: April Washington, D. Died: May New York

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

Billie Holiday "Lady Sings the Blues" [Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February

Billie Holiday performing circa 1956-59, nearing the close of her career and the end of her life.

hauntedbystorytelling: “ John Vachon :: Billie Holiday, with Teddy Wilson at the piano and Milt Hinton on bass, at the Newport Jazz Festival, July 1954 [for Look magazine] / src and hi-res: Shorpy ”