Billie Holiday

Eleanora Fagan, known professionally as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz and swing music singer with a career spanning 26 years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music... Wikipedia

  • Birth name:  Eleanora Fagan
  • Also known as:  Lady Day, First Lady of Blues
  • Born:  April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Origin:  Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
  • Died:  July 17, 1959, New York City, U.S.
  • Genres:  Jazz, swing
  • Occupation(s):  Singer
  • Years active:  1933–1959
  • Labels:  Brunswick, Vocalion, Okeh, Bluebird, Commodore, Capitol, Decca, Aladdin, Verve, Columbia, MGM
  • Associated acts:  Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Rowles, Lena Horne, Carmen McRae, Louis Armstrong, Mal Waldron, Teddy Wilson, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Lester Young, Tony Scott
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo