In 1934, an awkward sixteen-year-old girl went to Harlem’s Apollo Theater to compete in a talent contest. She intended to dance, but she lost her nerve when she got on stage, and sang instead. That girl was Ella Fitzgerald (ps - she won the competition). 

In 1934, an awkward sixteen-year-old girl went to Harlem’s Apollo Theater to compete in a talent contest. She intended to dance, but she lost her nerve when she got on stage, and sang instead. 

That girl was Ella Fitzgerald (ps - she won the competition). 

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