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Full Name: Eleanor Fagan
Description: Vocalist, US
Known For: "Lady Sings the Blues" (1956)
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Jazz, Blues
Location: United States of America
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Date Born: 7th April 1915
Location Born: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Date Died: 17th July 1959
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cirrhosis of the liver
Memorial: Billie Holiday died in the Metropolitan Hospital, New York
Summary: Holidays personal life has been said to be turbulent, just as the songs that she sang. Drug use came into her life in the early 40's. P/E
Photo Comments: The above image is believed to be in the public domain. Photograph by William P. Gottlieb.

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