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Ella Fitzgerald (Ella Jane Fitzgerald)

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Biography

Newport News, Virginia, USA
On Saturday, June 15th, 1996, an era in jazz singing came to an end, with the death of Ella Fitzgerald at her home in California. She was the last of four great female jazz singers (including Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae) who defined one of the most prolific eras in jazz vocal style. Ella had extraordinary vocal skills from the time she was a teenager, and joined the Chick Webb Orchestra in 1935 when she was 16 years old. Read more...

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Character: Herself - Performer & Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Outstanding Writing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Program

The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 1981

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The White Shadow 1978

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Sunday Showcase 1959

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Flip 1970

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