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Ella Fitzgerald Essay Examples

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Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song: Queen of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald, "The First Lady of Song", was in a class of her own. She was probably the most amazing female jazz singer of all time. She was blessed with a gorgeous voice and wide range. Ella was "known for her pure and personal tone, remarkable voice control, ability to improvise, and flawless in...
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A Biography of Billie Holiday
Billie Holliday was born in Baltimore in 1915. Her father left the home before she was born. When she was ten years old she was raped and sent to a foster home where she lived for three years. At the age of 13 she moved back home and started working at a brothel. It was while working at the brothel she first heard recording...
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A Biography of Mildred Ella Didrickson
Anyone can be considered a good athlete, but few can be called great. To be great you have to create changes in a sport that everyone can recognize. Being able to create a noticeable change will allow more opportunities for the ones who are still growing up and want to make their own path. A woman by the name of Mildred Ell...
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A Review of 'Ella Enchanted'
Ella Enchanted is a fiction Newberry Honor book written by Gail Carson Levine. It is about a girl that has been given the gift of obedience at her birth. She must obey every order whether it is hopping on one foot for one day or killing herself. She tries to escape from her curse but she doesnt know how. Until then, she has...
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The Political Career of Ella Tambussi Grasso, the First Female Governor of Connecticut
Ella Tambussi Grasso Ella Tambussi Grasso was born in Windsor Locks, Connecticut on May 10, 1919. She was a daughter of two Italian immigrants. She lived in Windsor Locks her entire life. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College with honors in 1940, and earned her M.A. and B.A. degrees. During World War II she served as ass...
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A Story of the Young Girl Named Ella Who Received a Spell At Birth From the Fairy Lucinda
A young girl named Ella received a spell at birth from the fairy Lucinda. Lucinda gives the gift of always being obedient. The spell causes Ella to obey commands of others. Ella was happy with her life otherwise. Ella and her mother would do everything together, until her mother became sick and died. Ellas father did not li...
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A Biography of Ella Baker, an African-American Civil Rights and Human Rights Activist
To document 's life is to recount the history of the civil rights movement. Whenever there was a cause to fight for or a group to organize, this dedicated women was there.
Ella was born 1903, she grew up and received her education in North Carolina. Upon and at one time, president of the New York branch
Ella went South in t...
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The Life and Works of Ella Jo Baker
A civil rights activist for forty years, Ella Jo Baker took part in some of the most significant movements for social change in the twentieth century. Moving from North Carolina to Harlem in 1927, she threw herself into the political ferment of 1930s radicalism. After serving as national director of the Young Negroes Cooper...
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An Analysis of the Book Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria Mn. History 2-3-97 Waterlily is a book based on the events that happen within a particular Dakota Indian family s life. Not only does it depict the affairs of blue Bird s life and her family, but it documents the rituals and culture of the Dakota people. With illustrative words and graphic...
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A Review of the Story of "Ella Enchanted"
A young girl named Ella received a spell at birth from the fairy Lucinda. Lucinda gives the gift of always being obedient. The spell causes Ella to obey commands of others. Ella was happy with her life otherwise. Ella and her mother would do everything together, until her mother became sick and died. Ella’s father did not l...
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