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[Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946] (LOC)

Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer.


[Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946]


1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.


Caption from Down Beat: A cliché worth repeating is that Ella is the greatest natural singer in the world. It's a thought that hits you anew every time you hear the gal rock. Believe me, that diamond studded queen's crown she wears on her bosom is no uncalled-for affectation.



Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 511

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.

Purchase William P. Gottlieb

Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).

In: The Record Changer, v. 5, no. 9 (Nov. 46, 1946), p. 12.



Fitzgerald, Ella

Women jazz musicians--1940-1950.

Jazz singers--1940-1950.


Format: Portrait photographs--1940-1950.

Film negatives--1940-1950.


Rights Info: Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply.


Repository: (negative) Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA,

(reference print) Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA,


Part Of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (DLC) 99-401005


General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at


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Call Number: LC-GLB23- 0287


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Taken sometime in 1946