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The Olympia 1963

Ella Fitzgerald in Paris The Olympia 1963


On 31 August 1963, the First Lady of Song was at the Olympia in Paris. The concert came during a prolific period in her career, with albums such as Ella Sings BroadwaySings the Jerome Kern Songbook and Ella and Basie! At the age of forty, the diva was at the top of her game and swept the Parisian public off their feet with her clear, suave and authentic vocal tone on the great jazz classics.

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  • Ella Fitzgerald | Singer


  • You're nobody 'till somebody loves you
  • A lot of livin' to do
  • Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields, A Fine Romance
  • Erroll Garner, Misty
  • Bill Bailey, won't you please come home?
  • Crazy he calls me
  • Kurt Weill / Louis Armstrong, Mack The Knife


  • Directed by:
    • Jean-Christophe Averty
  • Venue: Olympia Hall (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 1963
  • Duration: 25 min
  • Production: © INA
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