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The Resource Billie Holiday, Muñoz & Sampayo ; [translated by Katy MacRae, Robert Boyd, and Kim Thompson]

Billie Holiday, Muñoz & Sampayo ; [translated by Katy MacRae, Robert Boyd, and Kim Thompson]

Label
Billie Holiday
Title
Billie Holiday
Statement of responsibility
Muñoz & Sampayo ; [translated by Katy MacRae, Robert Boyd, and Kim Thompson]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in Philadelphia in 1915, and dead too early in New York in 1959, Billie Holiday became a legendary jazz singer, even mythical. With her voice even now managing to touch so many people, we follow a reporter on the trail of the artist on behalf of a New York daily. Beyond the public scandals that marred the life of the star (alcohol, drugs, violence...), he seeks to restore the truth, revisiting the memory of Billie. Through this investigation, Muñoz and Sampayo trace, through the undertones of racism, and in the wake of the blues, the slow drift of a singer who expressed the deepest emotions in jazz
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Billie Holiday, Muñoz & Sampayo ; [translated by Katy MacRae, Robert Boyd, and Kim Thompson]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86275844
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
62 pages, 17 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781681120935
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (black and white)
Label
Billie Holiday, Muñoz & Sampayo ; [translated by Katy MacRae, Robert Boyd, and Kim Thompson]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86275844
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
62 pages, 17 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781681120935
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (black and white)

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