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She was an amazingly talented woman. I was thinking about her just yesterday when I heard the Youtube of Adele’s Grammy performance. They both have wonderful, distinct voices that express emotion so well.
My father once told me that Ella tried out for the Ted Mack Amateur Hour and was rejected and told to go home, get married and have babies because she had no talent! I do not know whether or not that was true but it sure did make a fascinating story. My whole family were huge fans of hers!
Thank you. I love Ella Fitzgerald. I miss her.
Ella is one of the people I hope to meet in Heaven!
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