La mitificacion de la vida de Billie Holiday
ha producido una veintena de libros de todo tipo, entre los que hay algunos muy documentados y muy legibles, como las biografias de Donald Clarke: Billie Holiday
, Wishing on the moon (1994) y Stuart Nicholson: Billie Holiday
(1995), escritas practicamente al mismo tiempo, o la magnifica investigacion de Farah Jasmin Griffin: If you can't be free be a mistery: In search of Billie Holiday
(2001), que combate la vulgaridad de ciertos mitos alrededor de la gran cantante asi como algunos libros que compilan entrevistas, notas criticas y articulos, como el imprescindible The Billie Holiday
Nina Kristofferson will be singing the songs and telling the story of Billie Holiday
That turned into plans for a three-performance run of "Fine and Mellow: The Billie Holiday
Songbook," which opens Friday and continues through the weekend.
When Billie Holiday
is portrayed as a solitary singer who arose out of nothing, was lonely and unloved even at the height of her fame, and went tragically wrong because of bad men, booze and drugs, we see a familiar kind of victim.
Like the great American writer Ernest Hemingway, Billie Holiday
was already an accomplished artist by the time she was thirty.
The Billie Holiday
musical will be produced by Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel.
Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday
and the Dog Who Loved Her" tells the story of Jazz legend Billie Holiday
and her favorite canine companion, Mister.
The court case was called the United States of America versus Billie Holiday
LHASA Lhasa ( Warner) SHE'S already been compared with Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday
and Bjork - so you know that Mexican chanteuse Lhasa de Sela is going to win critical acclaim by the lorryload.
The Liverpudlian actor is playing legendary singer, actor and political activist Paul Robeson in the touring show The Billie Holiday
Story, which is at The Drum until Saturday.
The story of tragic Billie Holiday
is one of the most emotive in the whole of jazz.
Originally built as the Alhambra Theater in 1905, it began as a vaudeville venue, eventually showing movies and opening an upstairs ballroom hosting legendary performers such as Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday