Duke Ellington - mid 20th Century

from Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress, page 220:

Marie Ellington was so pretty that it took a while for audiences to realize that she was presented for the purpose of singing rather than just to be looked at! Then, when they became aware of her lovely, sultry voice, they simply surrendered.

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Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 220. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429448168243 accessed: 13 August, 2022

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Duke Ellington
lyricist, performer, piantist, Composer […]
1899-1974

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female vocalist performed by Marie Ellington

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Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:56:08 +0100
Approved on Wed, 17 May 2017 10:35:40 +0100