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Who is Billie Holiday?
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Who was Billie Holiday?
Billie Holiday was born on April 17, 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland.She was a very talented, strong, and an amazing women.
Billie Holiday's childhood
Sarah Julia Fagan, and Clarence Holiday loved their baby girl, but her mother had to as a baby Sarah had to give Billie to her brother in laws aunt, who loved Billie like she was her own child.
Billie Holiday's accomplishments
Billie Holiday had many accomplishments. One of her biggest accomplishments was she asserted her talents to raise the social and political consciousness of black society.
Billie Holiday's musical styles
Billie Holiday was very intrested in both jazz and blues. She wowed the an owner and begain singing at a restraunt.
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Billie Holiday's time of fame
Billie Holiday started to get noticed in 1934 when her song hit top ten hit "Riffin' the Scotch."
. "Billie's" real name was Elinor Fagan.
. She had a troubled childhood but soon straightened out.
. Billie was caught skipping school, and was soon sent to court with her mom.
. Billie soon became an orphan after she died.
. When she was a baby her mother gaveher to her brother in laws aunt.