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Subject: Was anyone here lucky enough to see her perform in person?

Not I unfortunately
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Date Posted: Thursday, June 18, 12:22:04pm
In reply to: Bio & PHOTO 's message, "ARCHIVE: June 15, 1996 ~Ella Fitzgerald, famed jazz singer, known by generations as the 'First Lady of Song', 'Queen of Jazz', and 'Lady Ella' celebrated for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing, timing, intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, dies after years of diabetes at 79. ..." on Monday, June 15, 01:57:05pm

My father in law saw her with his father in law many years ago as a sort of bonding experience as they were both huge fans.

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I wish I could have seen Ella for sure, she was queen. I have a dear friend interred 20ft from Miss Ella. ...But I was front row center for Miss Sassy, the great Sarah Vaughan w/Joe Williams back in 1988, before her 1990 death. (NT) theChroniclerThursday, June 18, 02:01:06pm

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