Billie Holiday

Born: 
04/07/1915
City: 
Philadelphia
Region: 
Pennsylvania
Country: 
USA
Died: 
07/17/1959
Years Active: 
1933-1959
Instruments: 
Piano, Vocals
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo.

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Count Basie Orchestra 12/05/1937 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/17/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/18/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/19/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/20/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/21/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/22/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 12/23/1937 Fox Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Count Basie Orchestra 07/03/1938 Graystone Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/12/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/13/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/14/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/15/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/16/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/17/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 08/18/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 09/08/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 09/09/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 09/10/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Artie Shaw Orchestra 09/11/1938 Eastwood Gardens Detroit Michigan USA
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 01/01/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 01/02/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 01/03/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 01/04/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Lionel Hampton Orchestra 01/05/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA

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