Today if you visit the Google Homepage you will be greeted by the Ella Fitzgerald’s 96 th Birthday Google Doodle.
The doodle, which shows the Ella Fitzgerald performing on stage, is published on what would have been her 96th birthday. Fitzgerald was born on 25 April 1917 and died on 15 June 1996 at the age of 79.
Ella Fitzgerald is a Queen of Jazz she also know for “First lady of Song”, She work 59 years as a singer she is an amazing singer which introduce jazz and many more new types of music.
Recording more than 200 albums – with sales of 40m – and winning 13 Grammy awards, she is best known for her series of Songbook albums, celebrating songwriters such as Ellington, Cole Porter and the Gershwins.
Some of her most famous songs included “Every Time We Say Goodbye” and “Manhattan” which were particularly loved in the United Kingdom. “A Tisket A Tasket” was Ella Fitzgerald first 1 million hits sold song and many people believe that this was Ella Fitzgerald’s best song ever.
In 1987, US president Ronald Reagan awarded her the national medal of arts.
Best Quotes of Ella Fitzgerald
“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”
“I’m very shy, and I shy away from people. But the moment I hit the stage, it’s a different feeling I get nerve from somewhere; maybe it’s because it’s something I love to do.”
“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.”