Peggy Lee, born Norma Deloris Egstrom (1920-2002) was an American singer and actress.
She started to sing as a vocalist in Benny Goodman’s big band; she recorded over six hundred songs.
Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba (1927-1990), known as Dovima, was an american model during the 1950s.
She worked closely with Richard Avedon, whose photograph “Dovima with the Elephants”, taken at the Cirque d’hiver, Paris, in 1955, has become famous.
Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was an American photographer.
He worked especially for Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Life.
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Rodchenko (1891-1956) was a russian painter, photographer and graphic designer.
He was one of the most talented artist of Constructivism after the Russian Revolution. He was interested in Vladimir Majakovskij’s poetry and after this he followed Futurism and Russian Suprematism.
William “Dicky” Wells (1907-1985) was an america trombonist and singer. He started as a member of Lloyd Scott band and he played with Count Basie between 1938 and 1945.
At the end of 1930’s he worked as a leader with Django Reinhardt as one of his sidemen.
William P. Gottlieb (1917-2006) was an american photographer.
He became famous for his photographs of the “Golden Age” of American jazz.
He did over sixteen hundred photographs of celebrated jazz artists from the jazz scene between 1938 and 1948.
Just back home after a week in London and Milan. There was lot of contemporary fashion, it’s time to come back to old souvenirs and inspirations! Would you like to share yours with us? Have a nice week end!
Evelyn Nesbit (1884-1967) was a model and actress. She was named as “the girl in the red velvet swing”.
Gertrude Käsebier (1852-1934) was one of the best photographers of the early 20th century.
She is most known for her photographs of Native Americans and also mothers and sons.
The trio consisted of Nat King Cole (1919-1965) on piano, Oscar Moore (1916-1981) on guitar, and Wesley Prince (1907-1980). They worked a lot on the radio; their first broadcast was on the NBC in 1938.The King Cole Trio signed with Capital Records in 1943.