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

Billie Holiday poses for studio portraits in 1939

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten with her dog Mister, 1949. 

Billie Holiday photographed by Bob Willoughby

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.

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.