LADY SINGS THE BLUES (BILLIE HOLIDAY) Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February 1947 Follow us on Tumblr  Pinterest  Facebook  Twitter

Billie Holiday "Lady Sings the Blues" [Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

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Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 1915 – July was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Billie Holiday looks similar Frida Kahlo both ahead of their time Earl says

Billie Holiday - Chanteuse de jazz et copositrice parolière - 1915-1959

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A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton

the incomparable Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday’s glamorous, dramatic style enhanced the message of powerful music: she favored sweeping gowns and floral prints, by brandi

Billie Holiday at work in NY city studio, 1957.

Billie Holiday recording "Lady in Satin," New York City, December 1957 Don Hunstein © 2013 Sony Music Entertainment

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Style Heroines: Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough, April 1915 – July was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed Lady Day, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop.

Billie Holiday  *probably my favorite vocalist that ever lived. she's indescribable.*

Billie Holiday - Given the title “First Lady of the Blues” she was widely considered to be the greatest and most expressive jazz singer of all time. Despite her early death at her unique voice and style helped define the jazz era.

The Lady - Billie Holiday with her dog, Mister c. 1947                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Lady Day and her Mister

Billie Holiday and her beloved dog Mister at Club Downbeat in New York City, circa (Photo: William Gottlieb, Gottlieb Collection)

Billie Holiday at the d’Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958.

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Billie Holiday cambiaba los tonos para ajustarlos a su forma de entender el jazz y le quitaba las líneas rectas a las canciones. Billie Holiday by Dennis Stock, 1958.

Happy Birthday, Lady Day

axsbp: “ Portrait of Billie Holiday by Dennis Stock, 1958 © Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos ”

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