Category: Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday and her pet chihuahua Pepi photographed by by Isaac Sutton, circa 1957.  

Ebony Magazine Covers – 1949

Billie Holiday photographed by Charles Hewitt, 1954.

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Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.

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

On March 28, 1957,

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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)

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Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.

Billie Holiday performing at the Newport Jazz festival on July 6, 1957 in Newport, Rhode Island. 

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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)

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 23, 1949.

Billie Holiday poses for studio portraits in 1939