Facts about the video : Billie Holiday

billie1) She had a difficult childhood

Her grandfather was a slave

She was sent to a catholic school

When she was 14 she became working as a prostitute

2) Before being a singer she worked in several jobs. For example, she was a domestic worker, a dancer and even a prostitute

3) She was “discovered” and had de opportunity to work with important jazz bands

She signed a contract  with Columbia Records

4) She died as a consequence of her self-destruction and addiction to heroineMUSIC

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