Happy birthday Ella Fitzgerald Umberto Savemini Apr 25, 2013 American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald smiles as she walks at the fashionable Via Veneto in Rome, April 8, 1961. Ella is on a tour of Europe for a series of performances with the "Jazz At The Philharmonic" band. (AP Photo/Umberto Savemini) Umberto Savemini As featured on +18 Happy birthday Ella Fitzgerald Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald would be 96 years old today. Take a look back at her career. Recommended More LATEST LOCAL OFFERS 24 Hour Heating and Cooling, LLC Upgrade your HVAC unit with 24 Hour Heating and Cooling, LLC! We are Arizona's "Green" Heating Experts! Mike's Drilling LLC Well Dry? Don’t Cry! Mike's Drilling Can Help You Make The Best Decision For Your Health, Home and Wallet! KU Studios Home of Kids Unlimited There's Always Something Happening @ KU Studios. Now Accepting New Students. Click Here for More Information.