Friday, May 18, 2012

William Gottlieb

William Gottlieb photographed jazz artists. There's a big collection of his photos at the Library of Congress. This set focuses on two of the greatest: Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday.

 Billie Holiday and "Mister"

 Billie Holiday and "Mister," 1946

 Billie Holiday at Carnegie Hall

 Billie Holiday, 1946

 Billie Holiday, 1947
(probably the greatest photograph ever of a singer)
 Billie Holiday

 Billie Holiday

 Billie Holiday, 1939

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong


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