Billie Holiday April 7, 1915, 2:30 AM in: Philadelphia (PA) (United States) Sun: 16°24' Aries AS: 2°07' Aquarius Moon: 22°23' Capricorn MC: 24°12' Scorpio Dominants: Pisces, Aquarius, Cancer Uranus, Neptune, Pluto Houses 2, 1, 5 / Water, Air / Cardinal Chinese Astrology: Wood Cat Numerology: Birthpath 9 Height: Billie Holiday is 5' 5" (1m65) tall Music, Jeans Pierre, Billie Holiday, Beautiful Lady, Blue Legends, Billy Holiday, Lady Day, Billy Holliday, Famous Face
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Billie Holiday. A woman with a traumatic childhood, an unloving family and was forced into prostitution. She used her talent and sang her way to fame. Loved for her individual style and phrasing she became the queen of blues recognised for her signature mechalcholic ballads. Her life was cut short after several abusive husbands and an addiction to drugs. The worls has never been the same. #womenwhochangedtheworld
Billie Holiday ( April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. 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. Critic John Bush wrote that Holiday "changed the art of American pop vocals forever." She co-wrote only a few songs, but several of them have become jazz standards, notably "God Bless the Child", "Don't Explain", "Fine and Mellow".