Billie Holiday Jazz Singer

Billie Holiday
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States of America
April 7, 1915
Death Date:
July 17, 1959 (age 44)
Birth Sign:

She was born on April 07, 1915 (died on July 17, 1959, she was 44 years old) as Eleanora Fagan. Her nickname was Fagan Eleanora; Lady Day, Lady Day.


Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed Lady Day by her friend and musical partner Lester Young Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. read more

She is living in Baltimore.

Her Parents

Sarah Julia Fagan
Sarah Julia Fagan
Clarence Holiday
Clarence Holiday

Her mother is Sarah Julia Fagan and her father is Clarence Holiday. When Billie born she was 19 years old. and Clarence Holiday was 16 years old when Billie born. Her father was a American musician.

Is Billie Holiday still alive?

No, she died on 07/17/1959, 61 years ago. She was 44 years old when she died. Cause of death: liver cirrhosis. She died in Metropolitan Hospital Center and buried in Saint Raymonds Cemetery .

What was Billie's zodiac sign?

Billie Holiday zodiac sign was aries.


Her first feature film was Lady Sings the Blues (1972). She was 57 when she starred in this movie. Since 1972, she has appeared in 11 feature films. The last one is Billie on Billie (2002). In this movie, she played the character Herself .

When her last album I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (Somni Remix) released, she was 105 years old.

Her first album Jazz: The Definitive Performances released 104 years ago, she was 1 years old. There were 33 songs in this album.

Awards (6)

Awarded Maryland Women's Hall of Fame , awarded National Women's Hall of Fame in 2010 , awarded Grammy Hall of Fame in 1976 , awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986 , nominated Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 1996 ,


    Billie Holiday had three marriages.

  • Joe Guy

    Joe Guy, English cricketer

    She married with Joe Guy (59), in 1951. Billie Holiday was 35 and Joe Guy was 137 years old. After 6 years, they break up in 1957.

  • Louis McKay

    Louis McKay, Editing

    Holiday married with Louis McKay (39), in 1957. Billie was 41 and Louis McKay was 24 years old. They ended their 2 years marriage in 1959.

  • Jimmy Monroe

    Jimmy Monroe

    She married with Jimmy Monroe in 1941. Billie Holiday was 25 years old. They finished their 6 years marriage in 1947.

Top Billie Holiday Songs

  1. I'll Be Seeing You (Album Billie Holiday, released 64 years ago)
  2. All Of Me (Album Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944), released 88 years ago)
  3. Strange Fruit (Album Ken Burns Jazz-The Story Of America's Music, released 20 years ago)
  4. Blue Moon (Album Solitude, released 65 years ago)
  5. April In Paris (Album All Or Nothing At All, released 63 years ago)
  6. Crazy He Calls Me (Album Lover Man, released 63 years ago)
  7. I'll Look Around (Album The Lady Sings, released 65 years ago)
  8. I'm A Fool To Want You (Album Lady In Satin, released 62 years ago)
  9. Gloomy Sunday - Take 1 (Album Billie Holiday: Ken Burns's Jazz, released 20 years ago)
  10. Easy Living (Album Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944), released 88 years ago)

Game & Races (1)

Name Age at that time
Newport Jazz Festival -

Billie Holiday Movies (11)

Billie Holiday Albums (705)

Billie Holiday movie characters

When is Billie Holiday's next birthday?

Billie Holiday was born on the , which was a Wednesday

Her real name:
Birth name of Billie Holiday is Eleanora Fagan