Billie Holiday-Strange fruit- HD

Written by on April 7, 2021

7 April 1915, born on this day, American jazz musician and singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, (Elinore Harris), the greatest female jazz singer of all time. Holiday released over 100 records and worked with Count Basie and Duke Ellington. During her troubled life she was arrested numerous times for drug possession. Lady Sings the Blues, a film about her life, starring Diana Ross, was released in 1972. Holiday died on 17th July 1959 from liver failure, aged 44.

Billie Holiday-Strange fruit- HD

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