Ella Fitzgerald

  • Born

  • Singing Debut

  • Began singing with Webbs Orchestra through 1935

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    Became bandleader, and renamed band "Ella and her Famous Orchestra"

    After this end date, the band broke up.
  • Started solo career

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    Span of Grammy Awards

    From the first grammy award to the last, are all of the other grammys (12) , she has won.
  • Went on Tour

  • Awarded NAACP Image award for Lifetime Achievement

  • Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Highest non-military honor.
  • Died