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Dee Dee Bridgewater: Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

A quarter-century ago, Dee Dee Bridgewater paid homage to the sound and style of Billie Holiday with the acclaimed stage production Lady Day, based on Holiday’s autobiography. Since she was actually portraying Holiday, it was necessary for Bridgewater to be vocally imitative—and what a fine mimic she was. Now, with Bridgewater having advanced from Holiday … Read More “Dee Dee Bridgewater: Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee”

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