Who Knew WashU? 7.11.18

Question: Which iconic jazz artist received an honorary degree from the university?

jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald (Image: WIlliam Gottlieb/Library of Congress)

Answer: B) Known as “the First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald was a popular jazz singer for decades. The university awarded her an honorary degree in 1974.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Meg O’Neill, who works in risk management at the School of Medicine and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag! 

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