own, and then, until 1942, she recorded a number of master tracks that would ultimately become an important building block of early American jazz music. Leslie Gourse, (1995) Billie Holiday ; Franklin Watts. Dubin/Warren How Deep Is The Ocean? Novels, poetry, childrens stories Alice Adams, (1984) Listening to Billie ; Penguin. Occupation: Legendary jazz singer Born April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died July 17, 1959 in New York City, New York Buried at Saint Raymonds Cemetery in Bronx County, NY Famous Tagline: Lady Sings the Blues Height: 55 Hair color: Black Eye color: Brown The. Compare how the specific details of the second example paint a better picture for the reader about what the writer learned about money as a child, rather than this general statement: As a child, I used math to run a lemonade stand.
Coots/Davis Who Wants Love? The first part is the attention-grabber. Despite her lack of technical training, Holidays unique diction, inimitable phrasing and acute dramatic intensity made her the outstanding jazz singer of her day. I learned that there were four quarters in a dollar, and if I bought a non-food itemlike a handful of balloonsthat I was going to need to come up with six cents for every dollar I spent. Read More Carnegie Hall: The Billie Holiday Story Like a modern day rock star, Holidays troubles with drugs, the law. Her voice became more rugged and vulnerable on these tracks than earlier in her career. Proceed to Checkout, fill in the remaining information and we will take it from there.