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Ella Fitzgerald
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Birth Name: Ella Jane Fitzgerald

Born: 25 April 1917 Died: 15 June 1996

Country of origin: United States


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198 votes
Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 items)
list by Coby
Published 4 years, 4 months ago 13 comments
180 votes
Awesome People Hanging Out Together (46 items)
list by propelas
Published 3 years, 6 months ago 23 comments
37 votes
50 Graves of Famous Musicians (50 items)
list by geojones100
Published 4 years, 6 months ago
29 votes
Favorite American Female Singers (39 items)
list by kathy
Published 1 year, 5 months ago 4 comments
23 votes
My favorite male-female music duets. (22 items)
list by Venice
Published 4 months, 2 weeks ago 1 comment

Ella Fitzgerald Videos

Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass - Cry Me A River - Live 1975

20 Views, 3 votes

Added 7 months ago


Ella Fitzgerald - Summertime (1968)

19 Views, 2 votes

Added 7 months ago


Ella Fitzgerald The Man I love

18 Views, 2 votes

Added 7 months ago




About: "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range, Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang. The one fault was that, since she always sounded so happy to be singing, Fitzgerald did not always dig below the surface of the lyrics she ... (more)
Jazz (2), American (2), Female (2), Died Aged 79 (1), Diabetes (1), Died 1996 (1), Born 1917 (1), Deceased (1), Standards (1), Amazing (1), Usa (1), United States (1)

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1. MythBusters (2003)
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7.8
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8.5
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5. What's My Line? (1950)
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8
24 Watched



Music

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4. Pure Ella (1998)
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9.5
7 own
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Movies

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14 Watched
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6.6
7 want to see
3. All My Life (1966)
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5
8 Watched
4. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
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8.4
6 Watched
5. St. Louis Blues (1958)
Rating:
7.3
3 Watched



Books


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p4pz added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
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Onion Jack added this to a list 2 months ago
Desert Island Discs (POLL) (86 music items)

"Venice - Cry Me a River"


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Venice added this to a list 4 months, 2 weeks ago
My favorite male-female music duets. (22 music items)

" Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Summertime "


rere voted for 4 images 6 months, 3 weeks ago

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Great Female Voices (20 person items)
almaseletiva added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Favorite Female Singers (35 person items)
propelas added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
Awesome People Hanging Out Together (46 person items)

"Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald "


♥ мáя¢ια ♡ added this to a list 3 years, 6 months ago
T A U R U S ♉ (24 person items)

"April 25, 1917"


Little Miss Trouble. added this to a list 4 years ago
Gone, but not forgotten. (30 person items)
jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 4 years ago
Music and Me (100 person items)
jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Best Female Singers (100 person items)
Coby added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Celebrities Who Were Homeless (25 person items)

" Ella Fitzgerald is known as the “First Lady of Song,” but was the first lady of homelessness until she made it big. As a teenager, Fitzgerald lived on the streets of Harlem in New York City for a year, just before she won an amateur singing talent contest at the Apollo Theater. From there, her career skyrocketed. This Grammy winner and owner of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom died a rich and revered lady – a far cry from her modest youth."


NMartucci added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
30 Really Cute Songs (30 person items)

"Song: Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love Album: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-46tfLchag"


geojones100 added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
Lexie added this to a list 4 years, 9 months ago
Hollywood Chairs (16 person items)
Alabama1971 added this to a list 5 years, 1 month ago
On My I-Pod (187 person items)
NMartucci added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
My 100 Favorite Musicians (100 person items)

"A Few Songs To Check Out "Summertime": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1j6avX7ebkM "Night and Day": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEM_63_P0CY "Give Me the Simple Life": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uu_8l7-xcFY "It Don't Mean a Thing": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG71yD8UUbE "Round Midnight": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEaDj6TXiQQ"


Kaisa added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
women in jazz (11 person items)
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Raquel added this to a list 6 years ago
Favorite Cover Songs (42 person items)

"▪ Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye from Cole Porter ▪ The Way You Look Tonight from Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields"


The Flagship added this to a list 6 years, 4 months ago
The soundtrack to Fallout 3 (22 person items)

"Song: "Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall" GALAXY NEWS RADIO"