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ZORA Celebrates: Sarah Vaughan

“When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice.”

— Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan (March 27, 1924 — April 3, 1990), nicknamed “Sassy” or “The Divine One,” was a Grammy-Award winning jazz singer. She began performing at 18 years old when she entered the Apollo Theater Amateur Night contest and won. From then on, she performed with artists such as Ella…