Named “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard in 1976, singer Diana Ross (1944- ) has had a successful career both with the Supremes and later as a solo artist beginning in 1970. Her 25 studio albums, singles, and compilations have now sold more than 75 million units worldwide. She earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in the film Lady Sings the Blues (1972), and she has starred in other projects for film and television.

Jane Ellen shares her eclectic interests via Zoom from Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in music and entertainment history, she works to bring her subjects to life while making a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as an independent scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.