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Billie Holiday. Her effortless, velvet voice just pours the notes she sings, like melted chocolate over molds. There is a grave depth of sadness in her music, bringing shattering vulnerability to it's beauty.

Billie Holiday. Her effortless, velvet voice just pours the notes she sings, like melted chocolate over molds. There is a grave depth of sadness in her music, bringing shattering vulnerability to it's beauty.

Billie Holiday Poster. Lady Day Sings the Blues by UncleGertrudes, $22.00

Billie Holiday Poster. Lady Day Sings the Blues by UncleGertrudes, $22.00

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 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

Billie Holiday, 1949 by Carl Van Vechten. [Lady Day swaps gardenias for roses so as not to be like Dinah!]

Billie Holiday, 1949 by Carl Van Vechten. [Lady Day swaps gardenias for roses so as not to be like Dinah!]

Billie Holiday at work in NY city studio, 1957.

Billie Holiday at work in NY city studio, 1957.

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

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

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

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

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

Lady Day and her Mister

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

the incomparable Billie Holiday

the incomparable Billie Holiday

"I never hurt nobody by myself" - Billie Holiday

"I never hurt nobody by myself" - Billie Holiday

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

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

Billie Holiday, February 1949

Billie Holiday, February 1949

Billie Holiday Blue Pop Art Music Poster Print at AllPosters.com

Billie Holiday Blue Pop Art Music Poster

Billie Holiday Blue Pop Art Music Poster Print at AllPosters.com

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough,  April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.    Nicknamed Lady Day, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing.

Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough, April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed Lady Day, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing.

Billie Holiday

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