Billie Holiday?


Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter nicknamed Lady Day. Her birth name was Elinore Harris and she was born on the 7th of April 1915 and died on the 17th of July 1959. She was discovered by producer John Hammond while performing in a Harlem jazz club at the age of 18.
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Billie Holiday
Born: April 7, 1915
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 17, 1959
Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer-songwriter. Her vocal style became a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing for later artists.
Eleanora Fagan also called Billie Holiday was a jazz musician and songwriter. She was nicknamed 'Lady Day'. Billie Holiday had a tough childhood that later affected her career and life. Not much of her life is known except that her autobiography titled 'Lady Sings the Blues' was later found to have a lot of errors.
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Billie Holiday was a singer, and she was born on April 7th, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She died of Cirrhosis of the liver, on July 17th, 1959 in New York City, New York.
At the age of 10 and 11 she was raped by her neighbor and one of her family members.
Billie Holiday died from cirrhosis of the liver on July 17, 1959 at age 44.
7 April 1915 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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