QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS
Floating on the silence that surrounds us.
Quiet thoughts and dreams, quiet walks by quiet streams,
And a window on the mountains and the sea - how lovely!
This is where I want to be, here, with you so close to me
Until the final flicker of life's ember.
I, who was lost and lonely, believing life was only
A bitter, tragic joke have found with you
The meaning of existance, oh, my love.
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