The First Lady of Song. If you've never heard Ella Fitzgerald sing, especially when she lets go and "scats," you're in for a real treat! But there's a great deal more to this iconic performer than her unmistakable voice. So, it's no surprise at all that Mattel chose to include Ella in its Inspiring Women Series. How could they not? Celebrate her unmatched talent and remarkable influence with this Barbie Ella Fitzgerald Inspiring Women Series Doll. Measuring about 12-inches tall in a gorgeous purple gown, she comes with a microphone, a doll stand, and a certificate of authenticity. She's all set to wow and inspire you and your girl, so don't let this chance pass you by! Doll cannot stand alone.
A chance opportunity to perform at the famous Apollo Theater catapulted Ella Fitzgerald into stardom to become one of the most popular and beloved jazz singers in the world. With vocalization and improvisation, Ella learned to use her voice as an instrument, turning singing into an art form. She became the most recorded female in history and earned countless prestigious awards. Throughout her career, Ella lent her voice to people in need and her foundation, The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, provides aid to children and communities by fostering a love of music and reading. With her incomparable voice and spirit of determination, Ella Fitzgerald earned the title "First Lady of Song" and the adoration of fans across generations.
Barbie recognizes all female role models, and the Inspiring Women Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time - courageous women who took risks, changed rules, and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. Each doll in the series features authentic clothing and accessories unique to each inspiring woman, plus educational information about their contributions to society and their respective fields.