Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald

Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald! The first lady of song, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald would be 96 years old today.

Born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News Virginia. Ms. Fitzgerald had a voice like no other. She made her debut in 1934 at the age of 17 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.

During her 60 year career she collaborated with some of the best Jazz musicians in the world. Such as Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie.

Happy birthday and cheers to you Lady Ella!

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