Billie Holiday was one of the most inspiringly talented singers of the 20th century, appreciated not just in the world of jazz, but by music lovers across the whole musical spectrum.
Stuart Nicholson successfully describes the complexities of Holiday¿s personality, her art and her times in this well-written and original biography.
Acclaimed as ¿Notable Book of the Year¿ by the New York Times it is a gripping insight in to the life and music of Billie Holiday, who was without doubt a phenomenon of American culture.About the Author:
Reissued in stunning new cover, to match the new edition of Nicholson¿s Billie Holiday ¿This biography is a model not only of research, but of musical insight¿ Observer ¿Just to state that this book is a full account of this splendid lady¿s life and times barely hints at the depth and detail which the indefatigable Nicholson has unearthed . . . A triumph¿ Crescendo & Jazz Music ¿When it comes to the music Nicholson is right on¿ Washington Post Nicholson is a shrewd critic, handling the roll-call of names from bebop and beyond with care and judgement . . . his discography is exemplary¿ The Times ¿Knocks spots off earlier attempts at Ella¿s biography¿ The Wire
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Descripción Orion mass market paperback, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0575400161