Queen of Jazz
American jazz and song vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald, interpreted much of the Great American Songbook. She was loved by a wide and diverse audience in the United States making her the most popular female jazz singer for more than a century. With her flexible, wide-ranging, ageless voice, she mastered scat singing, turned it into a form of art and won 13 Grammy awards. Lady Ella was also known was truly the “First Lady of Song” and “Queen of Jazz”, selling over 40 million albums.
Did You Know?
|1942||The year in which Ella Fitzgerald started her solo career|
|1993||The year Ella Fitzgerald ended her music career|
|40||Million+ copies of her albums sold|
|17||Age in which Ella Fitzgerald made her debut|
|13||Grammy Awards won|