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Billie Holiday was known for her bold presence, her tall physical stature. She emphasized this by wearing clothes that transfixed audiences in understated, purposeful ways. She loved a beautiful gown and accessorizing it perfectly.

Born Today. Billie Holiday. (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner, saxophonist, Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing.

Billie Holiday: definitely a favorite of mine. I have no board that could encompass all of the amazingness that is Billie, however Crazy Coolness will have to do.

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