Billie Holiday-1930-1939

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Billie Holiday-1930-1939

Born: April 7,1915, Philadelphia, PADied: July 17, 1959, New York City, NYParents: Clarence Holiday, Sarah Julia FaganBillie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing.

Accomplishments

Considered by some to be the most influential female singer in jazz history, Billie Holiday's music was popular with both white and black audiences.

Lasting Impact

Holiday was one of the first African American singers to be featured with a white orchestra.

Citations

Website- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online School Edition Book- Billie Holiday's Life

Biography

Billie Holiday

Timeline

1930-1939

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1930-1939

Billie Holiday


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