Ella Fitzgerald: The First Lady Of Song

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Ella Fitzgerald, also known as “The First Lady of Song”, was a singing sensation and the most famous female jazz vocalist of all time. She is famous for several quotes but the quote that stands out and means the most to me says, “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” Ella proved this quote to be true because she endured many struggles throughout her lifetime but she never let it stop her from doing what she loved most, and that was singing. Singing gave Ella joy and comfort. She also used her struggles and memories to assist her in expressing her emotions while performing. Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, VA on April 25, 1917. She came from humble but happy beginnings. She was raised by
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