twixnmix: Billie Holiday with Louis McKay and …

twixnmix:

Billie Holiday with Louis McKay and her dog Peppi, 1952.

On March 28, 1957,

Billie

Holiday married Louis McKay. Louis, like most of the men in her life was abusive and stole her money. They were separated at the time of her death in 1959.

(Photos by Bob Willoughby)