Holiday, Billie

 (1915–1959) American singer; born Eleanora Fagan Holiday.

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  • Holiday, Billie — orig. Eleanora Fagan born April 7, 1915, Baltimore, Md., U.S. died July 17, 1959, New York, N.Y. U.S. jazz singer. She was discovered while she was singing in a Harlem nightclub in 1933. Recordings with Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington led to a… …   Universalium

  • Holiday, Billie — orig. Eleanora Fagan (7 abr. 1915, Baltimore, Md., EE.UU.–17 jul. 1959, Nueva York, N.Y.). Cantante de jazz estadounidense. Fue descubierta en 1933 mientras cantaba en un club nocturno de Harlem. De las grabaciones con Benny Goodman y Duke… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Holiday, Billie — pseud. di Fagan Gough, Eleanora …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Billie Holiday — Foto tomada por Carl van Vechten en 1949 Datos generales Nacimiento 7 de abril de 1915 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Billie Holiday — Billie Holiday, 1947 Foto: William Gottlieb Billie Holiday (* 7. April 1915 in Philadelphia[1]; † 17. Juli 1959 in New York; geboren als Elinore Harris …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HOLIDAY (B.) — HOLIDAY BILLIE (1915 1959) La chanteuse Billie Holiday débute à Harlem vers 1930. De 1935 à 1939, elle enregistre au sein de petites formations souvent dirigées par le pianiste Teddy Wilson, et travaille parallèlement avec l’orchestre de Count… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Billie Holiday — [Billie Holiday] (1915–59) a US singer of ↑jazz and the ↑blues whose popular name was ‘Lady Day’. She recorded her first record in 1933 with Benny Goodman, and later sang with ‘Count’ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Billie Holiday — Infobox musical artist Name = Billie Holiday Img capt = Billie Holiday in 1949 photograph by Carl Van Vechten Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Eleanora Fagan Alias = Lady Day Born = birth date|1915|4|7|mf=y… …   Wikipedia

  • Billie Holiday — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fagan. Billie Holiday Portrait …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Billie — /bil ee/, n. 1. a male given name, form of William. 2. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Holiday Billie King Billie Jean Billie Jean Moffitt * * * …   Universalium

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