Billie Holiday was a famous American jazz singer.
Holiday first began singing in Harlem night clubs. She was found by John Hammond and then signed to Brunswick Records. Early on, she did collaborations with people like Teddy Wilson. She has also sung on records with Colombia Records and Decca Records. Later in her career, Holiday performed at sold out concerts in New York's Carnegie Hall. Billie Holiday is remembered for her influential vocal style inspired by jazz instrumentalists. She is known for being innovated in using unusual phrasing and other jazz techniques. Holiday has been honored four Grammy Awards.
Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.Billie Holiday
I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.Billie Holiday
Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.Billie Holiday
Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married. He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.Billie Holiday
There's no damn business like show business - you have to smile to keep from throwing up.Billie Holiday
They think they can make fuel from horse manure - now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.Billie Holiday
was a famous American singer and songwriter,
who was born on
April 7, 1915. As a person born on this date, Billie Holiday is listed in our database as the 7th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 7) and the 5th most popular for the year (1915).
People born on April 7
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Billie Holiday is the 200th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Billie Holiday's birthday, Billie Holiday is the 1318th most famous American and ranks 15th in famous people born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
In general, Billie Holiday ranks as the 2211th
most popular famous person, and the 267th most popular singer of all time.
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