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3 Ways to Mark Billie Holiday’s Birthday in Baltimore

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Mural by Jamie Eichelberger. Photo via Billie Holiday Project
Mural by Jamie Eichelberger. Photo via Billie Holiday Project

Billie Holiday would have been 100 years old today, and that’s important to Baltimore. While there’s dispute about whether she was born in Baltimore as originally believed, the legendary jazz singer said in her autobiography that she spent time in Baltimore in her youth, living in the 200 block of S. Durham St. in Upper Fells Point. So, either way, she’s forever connected to the city. Here are a few ways to remember her:

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