Billie Holiday (I) (1915–1959)

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Billie Holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time. Today, Holiday is remembered for her masterpieces, creativity and vivacity, as many of Holiday's songs are ... See full bio »

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 2020 Strange Fruit (Video short)
 2014 Gloomy Sunday (Short) (musician)
 1993 Diana Ross: Don't Explain (Music Video)
 1988 't Bolleken (TV Movie) (soundtrack)
 1984 Dediscina (composer: song)
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Other Works:

CD: "Billie Holiday: The Lady Sings" (songs recorded between 1935-1949). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Billie Holliday


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Louis McKay  (her death) | See more »

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Posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (under the category Early Influence) (2000). See more »


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