Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

American jazz singer and songwriter, born 7 April 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and died 17 July 1959 in New York City, New York USA. Daughter of jazz guitarist Clarence Holiday.She made her debut around 1930' as a singer in some clubs in New York. John Hammond was the one who discovered her.Made her first recordings together with Benny Goodman.From 1939 she started recording songs with ...more


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