In this clip from 1980, legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald reflects on her career and a forbidden love. During her 60 year career, Fitzgerald sold 40 million records and won 14 Grammy Awards. She's often referred to as the "First Lady of Song" and the "Queen of Jazz".
"Ella Fitzgerald, often called the "First Lady of Song," was one of the 20th century's most important musical performers. The collection reflects her career and personal life through photographs, audio recordings, and manuscript materials."
Conover, Willis. Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127, audio recording, May 10, 1968; Washington, D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc824411/m1/: accessed July 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.
Subject: MusicVendor: Alexander Street PressSubscriber: CNUMusic & Performing Arts combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles to provide an unparalleled learning environment for the teaching of music.
Books & Media: Ella Fitzgerald
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