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giants at play : life with jazz legends " not published in life. billie holiday sings her standard, "fine and mellow," accompanied by james p. johnson on piano and others, new york, 1943 "

Jane Fonda, 1961, photo by Gjon Mili

Jane Fonda, photo by Gjon Mili she may be a traitor to the USA but she was a beautiful young woman in her day!

Dorian Leigh in Ceil Chapman, photo by Gjon Mili, 1950.

Spring Fashions Model Dorian Leigh wearing white organdy shirt w. full print skirt by Ceil Chapman. Location: New York, NY, US Date taken: 1950 Photographer: Gjon Mili

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Spanish Flamenco Dancer Carmen Amaya Performing

Billie Holiday performing in Esquire Jam Session at Metropolitan Opera House. New York, NY, 1944,  Photograph by Gjon Mili

vintagegal: “ Billie Holiday performing in Esquire Jam Session at Metropolitan Opera House. New York, NY, 1944 Photograph by Gjon Mili, 1944 ”

Dancer Carmen Amaya. Photo via Festival de Flamenco Carmen Amaya.

Carmen Amaya "Queen of Gypsies", considered by many to be one of the greatest flamenco dancers who ever lived. “Carmen Amaya is hail against a windowpane, a swallow's cry, a black cigar.

Margot Fonteyn, photographed by Gjon Mili, 1950

“ SWAN QUEEN ” Dame Margot Fonteyn, prima ballerina assoluta of the Royal Ballet photographed by Gjon Mili,

Carmen Amaya by Gjon Mili.

Gypsy: Carmen Amaya - Queen of the Gypsies, was a Romani dancer who performed around the world and had a huge impact on the art of flamenco. During her lifetime, she was called the greatest of dancers, and Queen of the Gypsies.

"Margot Fonteyn didn't have great feet." "Oh, when Margot Fonteyn was on stage, you couldn't take your eyes off her."

Ballerina Margot Fonteyn in White Tutu Dancing Alone on Stage

Ballerina Margot Fonteyn is one of the most famous ballerinas of all time. Queen Elizabeth II once named her the prima ballerina of her dance company.