Today BG2 honoured jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald on its homepage.

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Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as “Queen of Jazz”, and “Lady Ella”, was an American jazz vocalist[1] with a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6).Lady Ella was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she sold 40 million copies of her 70-plus albums, won 13 Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccablediction, phrasing and intonation, and a “horn-like” improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.

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Check a video Of Lady Ella Singing “Cry Me A River”

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