Billie holiday

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. 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!

Billie Holiday Poster. Lady Day Sings the Blues by UncleGertrudes, $22.00 this would be awesome in my piano room!

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

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, 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 work in NY city studio, 1957.

Billie Holiday at the Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958.

Billie Holiday at the Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958.

LADY SINGS THE BLUES (BILLIE HOLIDAY) Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February 1947.

LADY SINGS THE BLUES (BILLIE HOLIDAY) Colorized image from an original black & white portrait first published in Down Beat magazine, February 1947.

The Lady - Billie Holiday with her dog, Mister c. 1947

Lady Day and her Mister

The Lady - Billie Holiday with her dog, Mister c. 1947

Billie Holiday’s glamorous, dramatic style enhanced the message of powerful music: she favored sweeping gowns and '40s-era floral prints...

Billie Holiday’s glamorous, dramatic style enhanced the message of powerful music: she favored sweeping gowns and '40s-era floral prints...

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