Billie Holiday

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Title: Billie Holiday
Abstract: Billie Holiday, the daughter of Clarence Holiday, a banjo and guitar player who worked with Fletcher Henderson's band in the early 1930s, and Sadie Harris, won an appearance at the Apollo Theatre in 1933. Paralyzed by stage fright, she had to be pushed onto the stage. After the Apollo, she sang with Count Basie. (Lyric Theatre Collection / Peabody Archives)
Description: From "The Storm is Passing Over" online exhibit
Date: 2011-08-12
Subject: African American musicians.
Storm is Passing Over

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