1996 – Legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald dies at th… Read more

1996 – Legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald dies at th…

1996 – Legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald dies at the age of 79. US jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald died in Beverly Hills, California, aged 79. Already blinded by the effects of diabetes, Fitzgerald had both her legs amputated in 1993. Winner of 13 Grammy Awards, the 1956 ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook’ was the […]