Ella Fitzgerald | Born on 4.25.1917 - 6.17.1996) was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.
I love the Beatles, but lately I've listened to some good Coldplay. Bawled like a baby while listening, but that's all good. I always feel better after a good song and a good cry. Thank you. For everything.