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 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|