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date: 24 February 2021

Fitzgerald, Ella 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Chana Kai LeeChana Kai Lee

(1917–1996),American jazz musician and pop vocalist who was among the world's finest musical geniuses of the twentieth century. Ella Fitzgerald left an indelible mark on one of America's great art forms: jazz. At the peak of her career, the world marveled at her immense musical talent, particularly her ability to interpret and create with breathtaking imagination, astoundingly precise pitch, perfect clarity, and unbounded merriment.... ...

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