Sarah Vaughan to feature on a U.S postage stamp

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The United States Postal Service has announced a new stamp will feature iconic jazz vocalist Sarah Vaughan, released in 2016.

The United States Postal Service has announced a new stamp will feature iconic jazz vocalist Sarah Vaughan, released next year a quarter of a century after her death. The Grammy-winning singer is the latest addition to famous jazz names on U.S stamps including Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles.

Artist Bart Forbes’ painting of Vaughan will be used for the stamp of the singer, and it will be issued with a list of her hits and biography describing her as, “one of America's greatest singers, successful in both jazz and pop.”

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