The Jazz Age!. By: Julieta Sanchez Leslie Velasco Fernando Araujo. Edward Hopper. About him:.
By: Julieta Sanchez
Edward made four trips to Europe so he could study emerging art scenes there. When working as a commercial artist, Hopper kept painting with a original goal in mind but yet not as much as he hope for. He sold his small pieces of water color art works to tourist. As he began to get older hopper kept painting a while after he died in his art studio in Washington Square in New York.
He was born in New York on July 22nd 1882 and died May 15th 1967. growing up Hopper studied illustration and painting he attended the Institute of Art and Design in New York.
About the painting!
April 7, 1915: Eleanora Fagan Gough, a.k.a. Billie Holiday, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania .Billie Holiday was the jazz singer of her day and along with the most admired vocalists of the century. Though her short life was filled with tragedy, Holiday left an inspiring legacy of recorded work. In 1933, she was discovered performing in a Harlem club called Monette’s by Columbia. Even though she had a brutal childhood Billie J holiday made many duos with famous singers at that time such as duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.
Armstrong was born in a very poor family in New Orleans , Louisiana, he was the grandson of slaves. He spent his youth in poverty also in a rough neighborhood of Uptown New Orleans, known as “Back of Town "his father.
He was an African American famous jazz trumpeter and singer
Everyone knew him as a charismatic, and innovative performer whose improvised soloing which was the main influence for a fundamental change in jazz .
Armstrong appeared in more than a dozen Hollywood films, usually playing a band leader or musician. His most familiar role was as the bandleader cum narrator in the 1956 musical, High Society, in which he sang the title song and performed a duet with Bing Crosby on "Now You Has Jazz".
He continued to sing and play jazz brilliantly into the Fifties and Sixties, even managing to unseat the Beatles.
This feat made him the oldest musician in Billboard history to have a Number One song. Armstrong died at age 69 on July 6, 1971.