Ella Fitzgerald



  • Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News, VA.
  • Ella Jane Fitzgerald  was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.
  • Known to have found stability in musical success with the Chick Webb Orchestra.
  • She is notable for her musical collaborations with Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and The Ink Spots.
  • She had musical success with the Chick Webb Orchestra, which she left after Webb’s death on 1942 and started a solo career that would rest for the rest of her life.
  • Fitzgerald died on June 15, 1996 in Beverly Hills, CA at the age of 79.


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