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The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song
The great Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25th, 1917, and died in 1996. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, "The Queen of Jazz" - also called "The First Lady of Song," left a lasting legacy on American song and jazz.
Listen to WRTI's Susan Lewis talk with Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter Phyllis Chapell about Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.