Billie Holiday Biography

Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer, songwriter, and actress. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Billie Holiday
Full Name:
Eleanora Fagan
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Actor
Ethnicity:
African American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
April 7, 1915
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
July 17, 1959
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Cirrhosis
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