Billie Holiday

24 x 24 "

American. (1915-1959)

Billie Holiday was one of the world's greatest jazz singers. Her moving and often heartbreaking songs captured the mood and sensibility of an era. She was a singer who dared to speak up for African Americans during segregation. She spent most of her life battling drugs and personal abuse. The drugs would eventually take her life at the age of 44.

Stood for: Sincerity, Truth, Perseverance, Strength

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