Music was always her refuge, but Ella Fitzgerald never thought she would be a singer until she won an Amateur Night contest at the Apollo Theater in
She was a victim in an early attempt to integrate the classical music audience in Houston, Texas. Inshe, Dizzy Gillespie and Illinois Jacquet were arrested by the vice squad before a Jazz at the Philharmonic concert at Music Hall, charged with gambling backstage.
Also arrested, promoter Norman Granz indicated that the raid was a set-up in response to his insistence that the concert not be segregated.
Had a heart attack, followed by a five way bypass operation. In later years, she denied having been married to Kornegay. She had an adopted son, Raymond Matthew Brown Jr. He was in fact her nephew, the child of her younger half-sister Frances Da Silva.
Oxford University Press Was close friends with Marilyn Monroewho helped Fitzgerald in her musical career by arranging for her to sing in upscale nightclubs that were segregated at the time of their friendship. Was friends with fellow jazz artist Billie Holiday.
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