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Ella Fitzgerald a biography ofthe first lady of jazz by Stuart Nicholson

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in

Subjects:

  • Fitzgerald, Ella.,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementStuart Nicholson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.F52
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21255351M
ISBN 100306806428
OCLC/WorldCa32589383

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