One thing is clear - Billie Holiday loved dogs! Here she is with her chihuahua, Pepi, in 1957. Photo: Bob Willoughby/Redferns.
Billie Holiday, seen here with her beloved dog, Mister, in a photo by Carl Van Vechten, was born on this day in 1915. Little did Eleanora Fagan know that she would be remembered forever.
Billie Holiday, photographed by Carl Van Vecthen, with her boxer Mister. She loved Mister!
Billie Holiday cooking a steak for her beloved boxer Mister in her Harlem apartment in 1949.
Billie Holiday with her boxer Mister. She loved Mister!
Lena Horne feeding her pug Nellie. Jet, February 17, 1955.
Billie Holiday and her boxer Mister in her dressing room, 1946.