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Mildred Bailey photographed by Nina Leen

Mildred Rinker Bailey (1907-1951) was an American Jazz singer known as Mrs. Swing for her influential way to sing.
She began performing at early age, playing piano and singing in movie theaters during the 1920s. She had a sweet and soft voice. With her husband Red Norvo, they were named “Mr. and Mrs. Swing”.

Nina Leen (1909 – 1995) was a Russian photographer. She grow up in Germany, Switzerland and Italy and she is considered a pioneering jazz and fashion photographer.

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