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Billie Holiday, her life & times

White, John

Billie Holiday, her life & times

by White, John

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Published by Spellmount Ltd., Universe Books in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.,
    • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBillie Holiday, her life and times.
      StatementJohn White.
      SeriesJazz life & times
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.H58 W5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2377564M
      ISBN 100876636687, 0876635281
      LC Control Number87005966


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Builds on the research of Linda Lipnack Kuehl, who died before she could turn her findings into a book. Includes an extensive bibliography. White, John. Billie Holiday: Her Life and Times. New. Billie Holiday, for one thing, excelled all jazz singers who had preceded her in her ability to make the lyrics of a song (and some of the songs she was given to record were most ordinary) take on.

Most artists belong to their times, but Billie Holiday, born years ago Tuesday, fits in the a way, she died before her time, just as the country was beginning to talk about race.

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