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  1. 1. ELLA FITZGERALD <ul><li>Andrew Johnson 14 </li></ul>
  2. 2. The most interesting person I’ve ever read about is ? <ul><li>ELLA FITZGERALD </li></ul>ella.jpg
  3. 3. When was Ella Fitzgerald born? <ul><li>Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917. She was born in Newport News, Virginia </li></ul>ella-fitzgerald.jpg
  4. 4. What is a rough thing that your person has been through? <ul><li>Her mother died when she was 14 years old.
  5. 5. She was lonely and unhappy. Her grades dropped she skipped school and got into trouble with the police.
  6. 6. Ella was sent to a reform school and escaped from the school when she was 15.
  7. 7. Ella was broke and alone. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is something many people don’t know about Ella <ul><li>She hated blacks and whites not being treated equally. One time the police came to take her away in Dallas and put her in jail. After she got there they had the nerve to ask her for an autograph. </li></ul>KUZI000Z.jpg
  9. 9. Why was your person famous? <ul><li>She was a famous jazz singer. She was the most popular female jazz singer for 50 years.
  10. 10. She won 13 Grammies
  11. 11. She sold over 40 million albums. </li></ul>ellaFitzgerald.jpg
  12. 12. What was a problem your person faced? <ul><li>A problem Ella Fitzgerald faced was that she had surgery on her heart and got diabetes. Then, she had to have both of her legs removed because of the diabetes. </li></ul>C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft OfficeMEDIACAGCAT10j0293238.wmf
  13. 13. What was good in your persons life <ul><li>Ella Fitzgerald married Ray Brown and adopted a kid named Ray, Jr.
  14. 14. She had one granddaughter, Alice.
  15. 15. She gave money to childrens groups. </li></ul>EllaFitzgerald1CD.jpg
  16. 16. <ul><li>Where were her last performances? </li></ul><ul><li>Ella Fitzgerald had her last concert at Carnegie Hall in New York. It was the 26 th time she performed there but the last time in her singing career. </li></ul>ella-fitzgerald-milano-68.jpg
  17. 17. When and where did your person die? <ul><li>Ella Fitzgerald die in Beverly Hills, California on June 15, 1996. </li></ul>Ella_Fitzgerald_Ella_315.jpg

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