Ella Fitzgerald: A life in pictures
The iconic singer was born on April 25, 1917
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"Man, woman, or child," Bing Crosby once said, "the greatest singer of them all is Ella Fitzgerald."
The First Lady of Song came into this world and gifted generations with the voice a lifetime. Fitzgerald's silvery voice, pure tone, and inventive style have securely placed her in the category of most beloved female jazz singers for decades.
Take a tour of her life, career, and legacy with this informative gallery.
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