Quotes by Billie Holiday

About Billie Holiday:

Eleanora Fagan was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo.

Author Bio

  • NameBillie Holiday
  • DescriptionAmerican jazz singer and songwriter
  • AliasesEleanora Fagan; Lady Day
  • BornApril 7, 1915
  • DiedJuly 17, 1959
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSinger-songwriter; Singer; Street Artist; Composer; Autobiographer; Actor; Jazz Musician
  • AwardsGrammy Lifetime Achievement Award; National Women's Hall Of Fame