Ella Fitzgerald

Marie, the dawn is breaking
Marie, we?ll soon be waiting
To find your heart is aching
And tears will fall as you recall

The moon in all it?s splendor
Your kiss so very tender
The words will you surrender to me...marie


Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6). Often referred to as the "First Lady of Song" and the "Queen of Jazz," she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.
Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 60-year recording career ... Read More