Billie Holiday in concert in Britain, 1954. Her later performances of Strange Fruit could be agonising to watch. Photograph: Charles H Hewit...

Billie Holiday in the spotlight during a performance in 1954. Photograph courtesy Charles Hewitt/Getty.

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Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Billie Holiday performing on Valentine’s Day 1954, photographed by Harry Hammond.

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