Marilyn Monroe with Ella Fitzgerald at the the Mocambo. A popular Hollywood night club at the time. That would not book Ella because of segregation. Marilyn told the manager that she would reserve a front row table every night Ella performed there.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald, also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves and known for her incredible scat singing.
Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August
Ella Fitzgerald - "Summertime" - ♪ Ella Fitzgerald & the Tee Carson trio - Summertime (from Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin). The first lady of song in Berlin, Beautiful mother singing a lullaby to her baby.