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Billie Holiday in 1949
可爱的比莉.哈乐黛 (摄于1949年)
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比莉.哈乐黛 (Billie Holiday) 出生于191547

这位女士可以演唱很棒的蓝调歌曲!爵士歌手比莉.哈乐黛于191547日在马里兰州的巴尔的摩出生,后来人们称她为「淑女黛小姐」 (Lady Day) 。在她的自传演唱蓝调的女士 (Lady Sings the Blues) 中,哈乐黛说:「母亲与父亲结婚的时候都还是小孩,父亲18岁,母亲才16岁,而那时候我已经3岁了。」尽管她的童年并不是很顺利,也没有受过正式的音乐训练,比莉.哈乐黛仍然在1931年时,于哈莱姆区的夜总会中举办第一场职业演唱会。西元1933年,她的第一章唱片上市了。你觉得 她的父母是不是真的把她取名为比莉呢?

This lady could sing the blues! Jazz singer Billie Holiday, later nicknamed "Lady Day," was born on April 7, 1915, in Baltimore, Maryland. In her autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues, Holiday says, "Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married; he was 18, she was 16, and I was three." Despite a challenging childhood and no formal musical training, Billie Holiday made her professional singing debut in Harlem nightclubs in 1931. By 1933, she had made her first recordings. Do you think her parents really named her "Billie?"


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