Ella Fitzgerald



Age: 79


Summary: American jazz singer known for her interpretations of the work of important American songwriters who had appeared with Count Basie and Duke Ellington before she made a series of recording of songs by George Gershwin and Cole Porter from the mid-1950's.



Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes


Born: April 25, 1917


Died: June 15, 1996


Location: Beverly Hills, California