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Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning 3 octaves, she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing & intonation, & a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards.

Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning 3 octaves, she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing & intonation, & a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards.

Ella Jane Fitzgerald  4/25/1917-6/15/1996  American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.	 	Fitzgerald started singing with Chick Webb's big band and soon became its star. She recorded "A Tisket-A Tasket" in 1938  and a 14-time Grammy Award winner.

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Ella Jane Fitzgerald 4/25/1917-6/15/1996 American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella. Fitzgerald started singing with Chick Webb's big band and soon became its star. She recorded "A Tisket-A Tasket" in 1938 and a 14-time Grammy Award winner.

Ella Fitzgerald Pop Art Print 13x19 by RedRobotCreative on Etsy, $25.00

Ella Fitzgerald - Jazz - Pop Art Poster Print - 13 x 19

Ella Fitzgerald Pop Art Print 13x19 by RedRobotCreative on Etsy, $25.00

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s (now Gibson’s on Rush), 1958, Chicago.

Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s (now Gibson’s on Rush), 1958, Chicago.

Ella Fitzgerald, Olympia Theatre, Paris, 1960. Photo by Herman Leonard.

Ella Fitzgerald, Olympia Theatre, Paris, 1960. Photo by Herman Leonard.

Ella Fitzgerald. Call me crazy, but Ella grew more beautiful as the years passed. What a woman !

Ella Fitzgerald. Call me crazy, but Ella grew more beautiful as the years passed. What a woman !

Ella Fitzgerald :: "She brings out the best in everybody, making everyone work…

Ella Fitzgerald :: "She brings out the best in everybody, making everyone work…

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong greatest duet in music history..."you say potato..I say po-tah-to...let's call the whole thing off"

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong greatest duet in music history..."you say potato..I say po-tah-to...let's call the whole thing off"

“ “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz…

“ “The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz…

THE KING WITH HER MAJESTY ELLA… Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald

THE KING WITH HER MAJESTY ELLA… Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald....Beautiful is not the size your dress is....but the size of your spirit and determination. What an inspiration! <3

Ella Fitzgerald....Beautiful is not the size your dress is....but the size of your spirit and determination. What an inspiration! <3

One of my favorite Jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald.

One of my favorite Jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald.

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

2008 JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) Poster  ELLA FITZGERALD  http://www.smithsonianjazz.org

2008 JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) Poster ELLA FITZGERALD http://www.smithsonianjazz.org

Marilyn pushed for her fave singer Ella Fitzgerald to play at the prestigous Mogambo nightclub, & promised to sit in the front row opening night, which she did. She was very influential in helping Ella's career. (Please follow minkshmink on pinterest)

Marilyn pushed for her fave singer Ella Fitzgerald to play at the prestigous Mogambo nightclub, & promised to sit in the front row opening night, which she did. She was very influential in helping Ella's career. (Please follow minkshmink on pinterest)