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    BILLIE HOLIDAY (Eleanora Fegan, 1915-1959). American jazz singer and songwriter, known for her unique vocal style. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young.

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    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan;[1][4] April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) 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. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo.

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    billie holiday, so often flowers in her hair

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday Concert Poster

    Billie Holiday

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    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday, February 1949

    Billie Holiday ~ Suffering with depression, Billie made some beautiful music. She has tragic beauty

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    Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday

    Love gardenias and if you can pull it off, gardenias worn Billie Holiday style in the hair. Just gorgeous.

    Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday,1946