Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains over forty letters written to Margolick in response to an inquiry he posted in the New York Times. In his inquiry, Margolick requested information from audience members who were present at Billie Holiday's live performance of "Strange Fruit" and from people who were influenced by Holiday's music.
This collection contains two scrapbooks. The first scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and articles on Billie Holiday from 1953-1959, including her death and obituary. The second scrapbook includes concert flyers, personal photographs, and correspondence. Most correspondence is related to a 1976 tour. There are also obituary materials about Ray Nance.