Ella Fitzgerald The “First Lady Of Jazz” Sings And Swings In Harlem (Video)

Ella Fitzgerald sometimes referred to as the First Lady of SongQueen of Jazz, First Lady of Jazz and Lady Ella. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Fitzgerald and Temperance “Tempie” Henry. Continue Reading →

Oscar Hammerstein I Builder Of The Harlem Opera House 1847-1919

The legendary Oscar Hammerstein I, 8 May 1847 – 1 August 1919, was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Julia Marlowe, One Of The Best Actresses At The Turn Of The Century, 1865 – 1950

Julia Marlowe, August 17, 1865 – November 12, 1950, was an English-born American actress known for her interpretations of William Shakespeare. Continue Reading →

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