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Billie Holiday enters Apollo Theater Walk of Fame

Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York.
Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York. Image by EDrost88 / CC BY 2.0

If jazz great Billie Holiday was alive today she would be turning 100 years old on Tuesday. To honour the often troubled life and work of the singer of such works as Lady Sings the Blues, the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, will be inducting her into its Walk of Fame on Monday. Holiday performed at the historic venue more than 20 times throughout her career. Read more: usatoday.com