The Resource Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth, John Szwed

Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth, John Szwed

Label
Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth
Title
Billie Holiday
Title remainder
the musician and the myth
Statement of responsibility
John Szwed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on a vast amount of new material that has surfaced in the last decade, ... jazz writer John Szwed considers how [Holiday's] life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy"--Amazon.com
Summary
Looking beyond the numerous tragedies endured by the singer, draws on material that has come to light in the last decade to reveal Holliday's persona and musicianship while examining the historical context of her career
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10424013
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Szwed, John F.
Dewey number
  • 782.42165092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Singers
  • African American women singers
  • Holiday, Billie
  • African American women singers
  • Singers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the musician and the myth
Label
Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth, John Szwed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The book I : Lady sings the blues -- The book II : the rest of the story -- The image : film, television, photography -- The prehistory of a singer -- The singer I -- The singer II -- The songs I -- The songs II
Control code
ocn900333018
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780670014729
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015001092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)900333018
Label
Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth, John Szwed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The book I : Lady sings the blues -- The book II : the rest of the story -- The image : film, television, photography -- The prehistory of a singer -- The singer I -- The singer II -- The songs I -- The songs II
Control code
ocn900333018
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780670014729
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015001092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)900333018

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