Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday - Bob Willoughby 1952 - One best pics of Billie Holiday .

Photo from “Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill,” published by Thames & Hudson. The book gathers together a series of quite stunning photographs taken by Jerry Dantzic in April, 1957, when Billie Holiday was performing at Sugar Hill, a jazz club in Newark, New Jersey.

Crazy They Call Me

While Billie Holiday’s short life was filled with hardship, Jerry Dantzic documented not the tragic torch singer of myth but a middle-aged woman finding simple comforts from the maelstrom.

Nina Simone Photographer: Francine Winham Location: Newport Date: 1965 "Nina was a fiery personality, uncompromising supporter of women's and civil rights. Often she would walk off stage if something upset her and returned!" Francine Winham

Nina Simone Photographer: Francine Winham Location: Newport Date: 1965 "Nina was a fiery personality, uncompromising supporter of women's and civil rights. Often she would walk off stage if something upset her and returned!

"I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know." - Billie Holiday

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billie holiday 52nd street | Famus quotes: "I decided a long time ago I would rather be a jazz ...

billie holiday 52nd street | Famus quotes: "I decided a long time ago I would rather be a jazz ...

Billie Holiday was photographed by Bureau of Prisons officials in May 1947. Holiday, 32 at the time, was locked up for eight months in the federal prison in Alderson, West Virginia on a drug conviction. She died in 1959 at age 44.

Police Mugshot of singer Billie Holiday. she was arrested and convicted May 1947 on drug charges. She died in 1959 at age 44 from drugs

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing.Death July New York City, NY

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