Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan; April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz and swing music singer. Nicknamed " Lady Day " by her friend and music partner, Lester Young , Holiday had an innovative influence on jazz music and pop singing.
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Billie Holiday (born April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - died July 17, 1959, New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Daughter of jazz guitarist Clarence Holiday .
23/08/2022 · Billie Holiday, birth name Elinore Harris, byname Lady Day, (born April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died July 17, 1959, New York City, New York), American jazz singer, one of the greatest from the 1930s to the ’50s. Eleanora (her preferred spelling) Harris was the daughter of Clarence Holiday, a professional musician who for a time played guitar with the Fletcher Henderson ...
Billie Holiday, Soundtrack: Minority Report. Billie Holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time.
26/02/2021 · The United States vs. Billie Holiday: Directed by Lee Daniels. With Andra Day, Leslie Jordan, Miss Lawrence, Natasha Lyonne. Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she has a tumultuous affair.
Billie Pitcheneder (1916–2002), Australian community worker; Billie Shepherd (born 1990), British television personality; Billie Jo Spears (1937–2011), American country music singer; Billie Whitelaw (1932-2014), British actress; Other. Billie, a 1965 film starring Patty Duke; Billie, a documentary about Billie Holiday