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Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday in the movie "New Orleans," Hollywood, 1949 © Phil Stern - Courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery - Los Angeles

While Billie Holiday’s short life was filled with hardship, Jerry Dantzic documented not the tragic torch singer of myth but a middle-aged woman finding simple comforts from the maelstrom.

Photos That Show a Different Side of Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday, Carl Drinkard & fans who are giving gifts to Ms. Holiday, during her Sugar Hill Club gig in Newark, NJ, Photo credit: Jerry Dantzic.

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday Posters by Phil Stern at AllPosters.com

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday by Phil Stern. Louis Armstrong is considered the most important improviser in jazz. Armstrong was known as "Satchmo". Holiday grew up in jazz talent-rich Baltimore in the

Billue Holliday

her glamorous, dramatic style enhanced the message of powerful music: she favored sweeping gowns and floral prints, glamorous jewelry and, always, her signature outsized gardenia tucked behind her ear !

Louis Armstrong playing for his wife at the Giza Plateau

a 1961 new york times photo, showing louis armstrong playing trumpet for his wife, lucille, in front of the great sphinx and pyramids in giza, egypt. i wanna play for you in egypt!

Photo Album - Yolande Bavan

Billie Holiday And Her Beloved Friend Actress Yolande Bevan

"Noteworthy" -  a pastel by Brooks Garten Hauschild. Truly a 'labor of love', this piece includes several Jazz and Blues greats, like a young Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Duke Ellington and Nina Simone at top left. Coming from a musical family and playing piano by ear as a tiny tot, this piece is especially near and dear to my heart!

"Noteworthy" - a pastel by Brooks Garten Hauschild. Truly a 'labor of love', this piece includes several Jazz and Blues greats, like a young Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Duke Ellington and Nina Simone at top left. Coming from a musical family and playing piano by ear as a tiny tot, this piece is especially near and dear to my heart!

在早期西方的殖民主義中,廣大的非洲被稱為「黑暗大陸」,因為當時它還沒有接觸到任何的西方文明,西方社會也對非洲的民族一無所知。雖然在接下來的數百年中,非洲面臨了巨幅的改變,外界也更容易深入到它的中心,但[…]

A young woman from the Hamar tribe in Ethiopia wearing an animal skin and elaborate beaded jewellery Photo: Mario Gerth

Her timeless style lives on just like her music.

A Look Back At Billie Holiday's Ladylike Style

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