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Born in April 25, 1917, in Newport News, VA, Ella Fitzgerald is known as "The Perfect Jazz Singer". She auditioned at the Apollo as a dancer but won as a singer 21. She took over as bandleader after Chick Webb's death, leading the band of 16 to 21 men for 2 years. She entered the Bop Era and popularized scatting. She sang the music of Cole Porter, Gershwin, Ellington and Jobim. Ella recorded on Decca Records, switched to Verve. No singer ever could replace "The Lady of Song". She died June 15, 1996.

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Ella Fitzgerald - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Stanley Crouch profiles the great Ella Fitzgerald, who made beautiful music with Ella Fitzgerald was orphaned in early childhood and moved to New York

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Ella Fitzgerald On Verve Records!

Ella Fitzgerald (1917-96) was, along with Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday, one ... Ken Burns' Jazz: The Definitive Ella Fitzgerald. Very Best Of The Song ...

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