Looking Back on the Important Life and Career of Billie Holiday

Portrait Billie Holiday 1947
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Billie Holiday was one of the most influential voices in Jazz and Blues music. Beyond her music career, Holiday was an inspiration to many Americans during a difficult time in our history. While she faced personal struggles and hardships, she was always able to transform her pain into art. What she did with her music touched people and continues to do so today. Check out our look back at her life and career here.

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