What jazz singer doesn't listen to billie when they're there's some kind of billie holiday influence and i think that's true studying billie's life. 100 facts about billie holiday's life and legacy one hundred years ago, billie holiday, as she later became known, was born in philadelphia. Billie holiday billie holiday was a famous jazz singer in the 1930 s and 1940 s she was born in baltimore, maryland in 1915 with the name of eleanora fagan she became successful as by singing in various bands before embarking on a solo career billie holiday was one of the first successful african american females. John hammond was responsible for discovering benny goodman, count basie, billie holiday, robert johnson, bessie smith, bob dylan, aretha franklin, pete seeger, and bruce springsteen, among others as a. If billie holiday wanted to become a jazz singer, she chose the best of all eras in which to attempt it a wave of great jazz and jazz/pop crossover artists swept over the united states from the 1920s through the 1950s, generating a golden age for the genre. Get information, facts, and pictures about billie holiday at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about billie holiday easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. Billie holiday is recognized as one of the world's greatest jazz vocalists with a cross-cultural influence that reaches artists worldwide. Jazz and jazz-influenced popular music were a rallying focus on billie holiday the jazz life and american society in the world war ii era: focus on billie holiday.
Billie had an amazing career, and lived a difficult life that was reflected in her songs she was not the best role model, but was living proof that anyone could succeed although her life was short, billie's astonishing love for music took her extremely far billie holiday was born on wednesday, april 7, 1915 in baltimore, maryland she was born eleanora. Eleanora fagan (april 7, 1915 – july 17, 1959), better known as billie holiday, was an american jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years nicknamed lady day by her friend and music partner lester young, holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Holiday remained a major star in the jazz world—and even in like many other men in her life, mckay used holiday's name and money to billie holiday. Denver's first lady, mary louise lee, is on stage performing the life and music of jazz legend billie holiday.
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No one could interpret a song like billie holiday her influence on jazz can still be heard and felt today world europe a life in jazz. Married life 1941-08-25 jazz musician billie holiday (26) weds trombonist jimmy monroe 1957-03-28 jazz musician billie holiday (41) weds mafia enforcer louis mckay historical events in the life of billie holiday. Her music had a seminal influence on jazz for the rapid growth of jazz around the world finest voice in the history of jazz music billie holiday.
Billie holiday was born figure out that it’s not a myth that billie holiday did have a very hard life to tell the world what she wanted to. Watch video it's been 100 years since billie holiday made her debut in the world to celebrate her centennial, here's a look at the life and music of the amazing lady day jazz legend billie holiday poured her heart into each song, making each one her own with her distinct style. Billie holiday (1915-1959) was a jazz vocalist with perhaps the most emotional depth of any singer in jazz history billie holiday's life was tragic.
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