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Birth Name: Eleanora Fagan Gough

Born: 7 April 1915 Died: 17 July 1959

Country of origin: United States


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A Change of Names (77 items)
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Billie Holiday Videos

Billie Holiday - All of me

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Billie Holiday - The Man I Love

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Description: The first popular jazz singer to move audiences with the intense, personal feeling of classic blues, Billie Holiday changed the art of American pop vocals forever. More than a half-century after her death, it's difficult to believe that prior to her emergence, jazz and pop singers were tied to the Tin Pan Alley tradition and rarely personalized their songs; only blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey actually gave the impression they had lived through what they were singing. Billie Holiday's highly stylized reading of this blues tradition revolutionized traditional pop, ripping the decades-long tradition of song plugging ... (more)
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