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Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan Gough, April 1915 – July was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed Lady Day, Holiday was a seminal influence on jazz and pop.

Billie Holiday at home by Herman Leonard ... Brought to you in part by StoneArtUSA.com ~ affordable custom pet memorials since 2001

) Billie Holiday cooks a steak for her dog Mister in her apartment in the Harlem neighborhood of New York Photo Herman Leonard 1949

one of my favorite photos of Billie Holiday. I used to have a copy of it, but I've moved so often I lost it. #BillieHoliday

one of my favorite photos of Billie Holiday. Alas this is not her but someone dressed and made up in her images in honour to billie. It is very beautiful.

Barney Bigard with Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong ( from the 1947 movie "New Orleans" )

Louis Armstrong (left), Billie Holiday (middle) and Barney Bigard (right) perform on the set of the musical 'New Orleans' in 1947 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Billie Holiday Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Billie Holiday (1915-1959) - American jazz singer and songwriter. Photo Herman Leonard

Herman Leonard, Billie Holiday, NYC, 1949 (c) Herman Leonard Photography, LLC (and John Coltrane died 42 years ago today.

Billie Holiday

She's the inspiration behind my flower hair accessorizing tendencies.

Billie Holiday...

Pepi y Billie - One thing is clear - Billie Holiday loved dogs! Here she is with her chihuahua, Pepi, in Photo: Bob Willoughby/Redferns.

Billie Holiday....

Billie Holiday....

Undeniably gifted and extraordinarily talented, Billie Holiday was one of the most important singers of the Twentieth Century. She sang and co-write songs that have become no less than jazz standards, like "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit." She's inspired singers across genres and generations with her innovative, fully original vocals

Vintage Vamp: Billie Holiday

Undeniably gifted and extraordinarily talented, Billie Holiday was one of the most important singers of the Twentieth Century. She sang and co-write songs that have become no less than jazz standards, like "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit.

Billie Holiday, Downbeat, New York, N.Y., ca. Feb. 1947.    Gottlieb, William P. 1917- photographer.

William P. Gottlieb, Billie Holiday, Downbeat, New York, February 1947

Billie Holiday.  Gardenia's in the hair.

Strange Fruit”, the song about black lynching in the south made famous by blues singer Billie Holiday, was originally a poem written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish schoolteacher from the Bronx.

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