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Plaque awarded to vocal legend Ella Fitzgerald by Temple University in Pennsylvania, the first year the school held their annual music festival. Fitzgerald was one of the singers that year, with acts that included Van Cliburn, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more. By this time, Fitzgerald was already a legend in her own right, traveling around the world and recording many of her famous hits still revered today. Two bronze engraved plaques are affixed to a piece of wood. First and smaller plaque reads: ''To Ella Fitzgerald / Presented at the Temple University Music Festival / July 13, 1968 By the Pioneers of Phila. Pa.'' Second plaque beneath reads: ''For Your Tremendous Contribution to the Musical World From Chick Webb to Present''. Measures 9'' x 11.75''. Has a few small dings and scratches, overall very good condition.
Plaque Presented to ''The First Lady of Song'' Ella Fitzgerald in 1968
Plaque Presented to ''The First Lady of Song'' Ella Fitzgerald in 1968
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final prices include buyers premium.: $120
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
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