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Ella Fitzgerald
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April 25, 1917 (age 79)
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How old is Ella Fitzgerald: 79 years Female

🎂 Birthday: April 25, 1917

🔯 Sun sign: Taurus

🌍 Nationality: Newport News , Virginia , United States

📏 How tall is Ella Fitzgerald: 1.64 m

Ella Fitzgerald Spouse: Oscar Peterson (m. 1947–1953), Benny Kornegay (m. 1941–1942)

Death date: June 15, 1996

Profession: Singer, Actor

Died: June 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, CA

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Ella Fitzgerald - Bio, Age, net worth, Wiki, Facts and Family

Ella Fitzgerald About

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Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 (age 79) in Newport News, Virginia, United States. She is a celebrity Singer, Actor. Her successful albums are Ella and Louis (1956), Ella in Berlin: Mack the... (1960), Ella Fitzgerald Sings the... (1957), Ella Fitzgerald Sings Th... (1956) and Ella Wishes You a Sw... (1960). Her popular songs are Dream a Little Dream Of Me, Summertime and A-Tisket, A-Tasket. She died on June 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, CA. Her spouse is Oscar Peterson (m. 1947–1953), Benny Kornegay (m. 1941–1942).

Ella Fitzgerald Biography

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Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer counted amongst the most influential jazz singers of all time. Popularly known as the ˜First Lady of Song', she harbored the dream of becoming an entertainer from a young age and entered in an amateur contest at Harlem's Apollo Theater in 1934. She not only wowed the audience with her voice, but also won the first prize of $25. After she met drummer and bandleader Chick Webb, she started singing in his group. Her song ˜A-Tisket, A-Tasket' became her first No. 1 hit in 1938, followed by her second hit, ˜I Found My Yellow Basket', co-written by her. After Webb's death, Ella became the leader of the band, which she renamed as Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra. While her career took off in 1946, it reached its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, when she earned the title of the ˜First Lady of Song' for her unparalleled popularity and vocal talents. Her ability to mimic instrumental sounds and her vocal improvisation of scatting became her signature techniques. She made history by winning a Grammy Award in 1958, the first won by any African-American woman. Over the course of her career, she recorded over 200 albums and more than 2,000 songs, and sold more than 40 million albums.

Family life

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She married Benjamin Kornegay on December 26, 1941 and, after their annulment in 1943, she married Ray Brown on December 10, 1947.

Before Fame

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After the death of her mother in 1932, she worked as a lookout for a bordello and for a Mafioso numbers runner.

Trivia

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Her rendition of "Summertime" with Louis Armstrong is considered one of the best collaborations in music history.

Ella Fitzgerald - Net Worth

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Ella Fitzgerald is still alive?
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As far as we know Ella Fitzgerald has died June 15, 1996 ( age 79)

Body & Eyes Color

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At the age of 79, Ella Fitzgerald's height is 1.64 m .

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She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H.W. Bush in 1992.

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Facts About Ella Fitzgerald

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● Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 (age 79) in Newport News, Virginia, United States
● She is a celebrity singer
● Her successful albums are Ella and Louis (1956), Ella in Berlin: Mack the... (1960), Ella Fitzgerald Sings the... (1957), Ella Fitzgerald Sings Th... (1956) and Ella Wishes You a Sw... (1960)
● Her popular songs are Dream a Little Dream Of Me, Summertime and A-Tisket, A-Tasket
● She died on June 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, CA
● Her spouse is Oscar Peterson (m. 1947–1953), Benny Kornegay (m. 1941–1942)



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