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DeadBorn: 4/25/1917 in Newport News, Virginia, USA
Cause of death: diabetes
Full name: Ella Jane Fitzgerald
Noted For: jazz singer; hits include "Flying Home" (1945) and "Mack the Knife" (1960). Won 13 Grammy Awards. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1992).