Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million a…lbums.The following are some of Ella's more notable career achievements: .
13 Grammy awards .
A-Tisket, A-Tasket entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame .
Kennedy Center for Performing Arts' Medal of Honor Award .
The Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award .
Pied Piper Award .
American Society of Composers .
Women at Work organization's Bicentennial Woman .
Authors and Publishers' highest honor .
George And Ira Gershwin Award for Outstanding Achievement .
National Medal of Art .
Honorary chairmanship of the Martin Luther King Foundation .
Received first ASCAP award in recognition of an artist .
Honorary doctorate degrees from Dartmouth, Talladega, Howard and Yale Universities .
Peabody Award for Outstanding Contributions in Music .
The first Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award, named "Ella" in her honor .
NAACP Award for lifetime achievement (MORE)
Birth Name: Ella Jane Fitzgerald Also Known As: First Lady Of Song, Lady Ella Born: 25 April 1917 Newport News, Virginia, US Origin: Yonkers, New York Died: June 15 1996 Aged… 79 Genres: Swing, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz Occupations: Vocalist Instruments: Piano, Vocals Years Active: 1934-1993 Labels: Capitol, Decca, Pablo, Reprise, Verve Website: WWW.EllaFitzgerald.Com (MORE)
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