Ella Fitzgerald by Annie Leibovitz- fresh to def

On Ella. She was strong, she was smart, she was the most talented, and she never let the vices that took everyone else down touch her. She's one of my biggest heroes. Also, this picture rocks. Beverly Hills 1988 by Annie Leibovitz

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nicknamed "Sailor", "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner.

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one Nicknamed "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winning Jazz Vocalist. One of the greatest singers in the history of Jazz.

Ella Fitzgerald - the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist

Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves and known for her incredible scat singing.

Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s (now Gibson’s on Rush), 1958, Chicago.

Photo by Yale Joel for Life Magazine, 1958 Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s nightclub

Sarah Vaughn | one of the greatest singers to have ever graced this earth!!!!

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the century." Nicknamed "Sailor", "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner.

Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August

LOS ANGELES - CIRCA 1963: Entertainer Nat King Cole records at Capitol Recording Studios in circa 1963 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

"The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it." — Nat King Cole I grew up with his music; what a voice!

Amália Rodrigues "The only thing that matters is to feel the fado. The fado is…

Amália Rodrigues, portuguese singer of Fado

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