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Ella Fitzgerald

Singer (25-Apr-1917 — 15-Jun-1996)


Sid Colin. Ella: The Life and Times of Ella Fitzgerald. Elm Tree Books. 1987. 151pp.

Norman David. The Ella Fitzgerald Companion. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 2004. 368pp.

Geoffrey Mark Fidelman. First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald for the Record. New York: Carol Publishing Group. 1994. 379pp.

Ron Fritts; Ken Vail. Ella Fitzgerald: The Chick Webb Years and Beyond, 1935-1948. Rowman & Littlefield. 2004. 96pp.

Jim Haskins. Ella Fitzgerald: A Life Through Jazz. London: New English Library. 1991. 280pp.

J. Wilfred Johnson. Ella Fitzgerald: An Annotated Discography: Including a Complete Discography of Chick Webb. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.. 2001. 358pp.

Stuart Nicholson. Ella Fitzgerald: The Complete Biography. New York: Scribner. 1994. 334pp.

Carolyn Wyman. Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz Singer Supreme. Franklin Watts. 1993.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.372)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.227)

  9. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.231)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.223)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.520)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.348)

  13. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.171)

  14. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.163)

  15. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.304)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.239)

  17. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.303)

  18. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.175)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.107-09)

  20. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.204)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.323)

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