Fitzgerald, Ella Jazz Singers Vocal
Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, Virginia in 1917. Orphaned as a teenager she wound up in a reformatory, escaped, and was living on the streets of Harlem when she was discovered by Chick Webb. She went on to have one of the longest careers in jazz, spanning decades, had an extensive discography of recordings and received numerous awards including a Kennedy Center Award, honorary doctorate degrees from Dartmouth and Yale, and thirteen Grammys. She died on June 15, 1996 at the age of 79, of diabetic complications.
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Ella Fitzgerald - Official website including biography, quotes, awards, screensavers and recordings.
- DownBeat.com: Ella Fitzgerald - Biography, pictures, and a classic article from Downbeat f in 1955.
- Ella Swings Gently - The Ella Fitzgerald Pages - Includes biographies of Ella as well as collaborators jazz Norman Granz fitzgerald, ella and Nelson Riddle.
- Ella Fitzgerald Fan Page - Flash based photos and samples in English and f Italian.
- Todd Peach's Ella Fitzgerald page - Includes a lot of Ella lyrics.
- Ella Fitzgerald - Jerry Jazz Musician page featuring Fitzgerald includes artwork, portraits, biographies f and links to album sales and audio samples.
- Ella Fitzgerald, 1917 - 1996 - Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song. Essays, jazz discography and links.
- Verve Records: Ella Fitzgerald - Soundclips for her entire label discography.
- Ella! - Biography, song list, pictures, and references.
- Ella Fitzgerald - First Lady of Song - Library of Congress article.
- Women of The Hall, The - Ella Fitzgerald - National Women\'s Hall of Fame page of tribute jazz to Ella.
- Topix: Ella Fitzgerald - News about Ella Fitzgerald, collected from various sources on the web.[RSS]
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