Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald Billie Holiday 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. Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. (Both bios from Wikipedia)

Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald  Billie Holiday 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.   Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. (Both bios from Wikipedia)

Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald in 1947 at Bop City Nightclub, New York. Ella Fitzgerald sang at the first office Christmas party my wife and I went to.

Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald, quite possibly the two finest female singers of all time -LOVE! These two giants were pure silk. My mother-in-law's favorite ladies. Zelda up in heaven is singing to their music.

These two lovely ladies set a wonderful example of class for young black women. Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday

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