Billie Holiday. Her effortless, velvet voice just pours the notes she sings, like melted chocolate over molds. There is a grave depth of sadness in her music, bringing shattering vulnerability to it's beauty.
Billie Holiday Poster. Lady Day Sings the Blues by UncleGertrudes, $22.00 this would be awesome in my piano room!
Protest songs: posing or inspiring?
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.
Billie Holiday, 1949 by Carl Van Vechten. [Lady Day swaps gardenias for roses so as not to be like Dinah!]
Billie Holiday at work in NY city studio, 1957.
Billie Holiday at the Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958.