Blues for Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday

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Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, had a troubled life: a childhood in poverty, brothels, jail, broken love, and a dependence on alcohol and heroin. Her first performances in the night clubs of prohibitionist America was where her pioneering vocal style was born―later to become a lasting influence on jazz, pop, and modern music to this day.

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Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, had a troubled life: a childhood in poverty, brothels, jail, broken love, and a dependence on alcohol and heroin. Her first performances in the night clubs of prohibitionist America was where her pioneering vocal style was born―later to become a lasting influence on jazz, pop, and modern music to this day.

Performing with jazz legends such as Lester Young, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Artie Shaw, she became a true American icon. This graphic novel, told through short biographical fragments, is the story of Lady Day.

Weight 320 g
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 1 cm
Script by

Paolo Parisi

Illustrated by

Paolo Parisi

Translated by

Mohamed Abdel Aziz

Format

17*24 cm Paperback

Lnaguage

Arabic

ISBN

978-2-902064-13-7

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