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Caption: Inset
Additional Description: Billie Holiday (1915-1959)
Writer Kenneth Koch recalled: “It was very close to the end of her life with her voice almost gone, just like a whisper, just like the taste of very old wine but full of spirit…Everybody wanted her to sing, Everybody was crazy about her.”
Quote from City Poet: Life and Times of Frank O’Hara by Brad Gooch
Submitted: April 12, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
Database Locator Identification Number: p469776
File Size: 0.056 Megabytes

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