Ella Fitzgerald in Dublin

EXHIBITION : LOOK WHO VISITED IRELAND IN THE 1960S

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America's first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald, comes to Dublin to perform and talks to RTÉ news.

  • Title
    Ella Fitzgerald
  • 1st Broadcast
    13/04/1964
  • Contributor
    Kevin O'Kelly (Reporter)
    Sean Mac Reamoinn (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:06:55
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Ella Fitzgerald in Dublin
  • Extended description

    Singer, Ella Fitzgerald in Dublin to perform at the Adelphi Cinema spoke to RTÉ reporter Kevin O'Kelly.

    Ella Fitzgerald talks about the growing popularity of jazz, singing show tunes and pop songs. She is startled when an RTÉ radio reporter, Seán Mac Réamoinn, asks her a question.

    Ella Fitzgerald explains how she began singing and answers questions about her Irish name and remembers singing for President Kennedy.

  • Information

    A report from RTÉ News on Ella Fitzgerald's visit to Dublin. Broadcast 13 April 1964.

  • Local keywords
    Music, Jazz, Pop Music, Ella Fitzgerald
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1964
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    N265/0064A
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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