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Ella FitzGerald or Etta James.
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Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz Singer
Born: 25 April 1918
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia
Died: 15 June 1996 (Complications from diabetes)
Best Known As: Jazz vocalist known for scat singing
Ella Fitzgerald, singing with the Chick Webb Band, had her first hit record in 1938 with "A-Tisket, A-Tasket." In 1942 she began a solo career that included appearances in the movies, as well as a string of popular recordings with the great players of jazz. Although principally a jazz singer, her effortless style and interpretations of songs by George Gershwin and Cole Porter (and others) made her one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century.
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