Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Harris April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) 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. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Critic John Bush wrote that Holiday "changed ... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 07-Apr-1915

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1959

Profession: Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Actor

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Aries






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