Jazz Singer Sarah Vaughan Is Being Honored With a Postage Stamp

It’s a well-deserved recognition.

Sarah Vaughan Forever stamp
Sarah Vaughan Forever stamp UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Sarah Vaughan is being honored with a Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service, the Amsterdam News reports.

The unveiling will take place March 29 in Newark, N.J.—where Vaughan was born.

The image on the stamp is an oil painting of Vaughan’s face during a performance. It’s based on a photograph taken by Hugh Bell in 1955, according to the Amsterdam News.

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