Adelaide Hall

Born: October 20, 1901
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Died: November 7, 1993

A jazz innovator of the 1920s, she was part of the generation that created the sound of jazz, and performed with Duke Ellington, Art Tatum and Fats Waller. In 1938 she settled in Britain and became one of the country's most popular all-round entertainers. An in-depth biography can be found at Sophisticated Lady - A Celebration of Adelaide Hall. Thanks to Stephen Bourne for providing the above information and link.

Instruments Played / Skills:
Guitar Vocals Songwriter

Bebop Big Band

Adelaide Hall Has Worked With:
Duke Ellington Art Tatum

Artists That Were Influenced By Adelaide Hall:
Ella Fitzgerald Billie Holiday Lena Horne
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