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I Loves You, Porgy
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April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959
The song is from the George Gershwin opera “Porgy and Bess” – and would be covered by Bill Evans, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and Nina Simone.
Another "Porgy and Bess" cover, "Summertime" would make an even greater contribution to Billie Holiday's fame.
Ms. Holiday began life as Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia.
That's how we grow.