How Well Do You Know Billie Holiday?

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How Well Do You Know Billie Holiday? - Quiz

Eleanora Fagan better know as Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer with 26 years of career, she was born on the 7th of April 1915 in Harlem, New York of which she had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop single, her vocal style is strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a way of manipulate phrasing and tempo.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the nickname given to Billie Holiday?
    • A. 

      B Lady

    • B. 

      Bill Baby

    • C. 

      Nickky

    • D. 

      Lady Day

  • 2. 
    Where did Holiday began to sing?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Nightclub

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Street

  • 3. 
    In the late 1940's Holiday was beset with legal troubles and ..............?
    • A. 

      Child Abuse

    • B. 

      Legit act

    • C. 

      Illegit act

    • D. 

      Drug Abuse

  • 4. 
    How many grammy awards did she win?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 5. 
    Which among the following is Billie Holiday's genre?
    • A. 

      Swing

    • B. 

      R&B

    • C. 

      Pop

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 6. 
    Where did Billie Holiday start singing?
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Street

    • C. 

      Nightclub

    • D. 

      Campaign

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the organization Billie Holiday first signed with?
    • A. 

      Colombia Records

    • B. 

      Atlantics

    • C. 

      Sony

    • D. 

      Brunswick Records

  • 8. 
    What disease was Billie Holiday diagnosed with?
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Cirrhosis

    • C. 

      HIV

    • D. 

      Ebola

  • 9. 
    ................ was Billie Holiday's first release?
    • A. 

      Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra

    • B. 

      Riffin' the Scotch

    • C. 

      Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra

    • D. 

      I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm

  • 10. 
    In what year did Billie Holiday record her biggest selling record Strange Fruit?
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      1936

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