Ella Fitzgerald buildup in Yonkers and were alone posed for their four tenth Lebensjahr as a full orphan on itself. Their debut as a singer gave it with sixteen in the famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem. The Apollo Theatre organizedAmateur competitions, and it won one of it. Originally it wanted to begin with this talent competition as a dancer; when the moment of the appearance had come, you trembled however with excitement so the legs that her instead a song sang. Some jazz legends howSarah Vaughan were discovered with such competitions. It thereupon of Chick Webb into its bend volume engaged. They celebrated their first hits together. Legendary A Tisket A Tasket made it with Chick Webb the star.
As ChickWebb 1939 died, tourte those volume of far under the name Ella Fitzgerald and ago Famous Orchestra. Their solo career began it 1941, and it became the largest Swingsängerin of all times. Their repertoire was enough from Swing over Bebop, Blues, Bossa new facts, Samba, Gospel and Hip Hop up to verjazzten Christmas carols. It became the roofridge lady OF Song. Their brand name was a kind of singing, which codeveloped it and to world fame help: the Scatgesang. Those is legendaryPurity of their voice and their being correct extent of three Oktaven. This permitted it each kind of improvisation, and is it the imitation of the voice of Louis Armstrong.
She worked to to her end of life with the most famous jazz ensembles and musicianslike Duke Ellington, COUNTs Basie or OSCAR Peterson together. Even with the second large voice of the jazz, Billie Holiday, it sang to Duette.
Among their most important record bringing ranks their Songbooks of the most important American composers, to who she set up thereby monumentsand interpretation of the respective Songs to all following singers Lehrbücher for the perfect gave. Above all Nelson Riddle created cut arrangements on it to the compositions of Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter or Jerome core.
A further legendary bringing in gives it from Gershwins to opera Porgy and Bess, which took up it together with Louis Armstrong. In addition there are numerous live-bringing of the concerts of Ella Fitzgerald, which show that it no difference between a studioor Livegig with it gave. The only qualitative differences exist with the recording technology.
Ella Fitzgerald was twice married. Their second married man was the bassist Ray Brown, with which it adopted a child: Ray Brown jr. She suffered long yearsat the diabetes, which led toward end of its life to going blind. A further consequence of the illness was the Amputation of both legs in the year 1993. Three years later one died the most important jazz singer 20. Century. It liesbury park Cemetery in Inglewood with Los Angeles on the Inglewood.
a list of outstanding albums
- 1945 - Lullabies OF Birdland
- 1954 - Songs in A Mellow Mood
- 1956 - sing the Cole Porter Songbook of volume.1 and volume. 2
- 1956 - To Ella and Louis
- 1956 - sing the Rodgers and hard to Songbook
- 1956 - sing the Duke Ellington Songbook
- 1957 - Ella Fitzgerald RK the Opera House
- 1959 - sing the George and Irish Republican Army Gershwin Song Book
- 1960 - Ella in Berlin (Mack The Knive)
- 1960 - The Harold Arlen Songbook
- 1960 - Wishes you A Swinging Christmas
- 1963 - The Jerome core Songbook
- 1963 - Ella and Basie - on the Sunny simmers OFthe Street
- 1964 - sing the Johnny Mercer Songbook
- 1966 - Whisper emergency
- 1972 - Dream Dancing
- 1974 - Ella in London
- 1974 - Ella and OSCAR
- 1975 - RK the Montreaux festival
- 1990 - universe That jazz
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||US-American jazz - singer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||25. April 1917|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||new haven news, Virginia|
|DYING DATE||15. June 1996|
|DYING PLACE||Beverly Hills|