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Born on this day in 1917, Ella Fitzgerald

It isn’t where you came from, its where you’re going that counts.
Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald was born on this day in 1917 in Newport News, VA. What more can be said, really? If you’re reading this, there’s no doubt she’s one of music’s greatest singers – ever – watch her sing Gershwins “Summertime” at a concert in Berlin, Germany:

The only thing better than singing is more singing.
Ella Fitzgerald