Billie Holiday

Born: April 7, 1915
Baltimore, MD, USA
Died: July 17, 1959

Instruments Played / Skills:
Songwriter Vocals

Female Blues Conventional Jazz Swing

Billie Holiday Has Worked With:
Benny Goodman Buck Clayton Lester Young Count Basie Coleman Hawkins Roy Eldridge

Billie Holiday Was Influenced By:
Louis Armstrong Adelaide Hall Bessie Smith

Artists That Were Influenced By Billie Holiday:
Fiona Apple Pearl Bailey Lane Brody Ruth Brown Jimmy Cheatham Etta James Maria Muldaur Jimmy Rushing Robert Smith Big Mama Thornton
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"I don't go onstage with some kind of messianic vision or anything. I'm basically going out there hoping my guitar is in tune."

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