Apollo Theater

One of the oldest and best-known music halls in the country, the Apollo Theater launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, Aretha Franklin, Lauryn Hill and many others. Columbia has partnered with the Apollo for an oral history project, preserving the stories of this prominent Harlem landmark.

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Apollo Theater
253 W 125th St
New York , NY 10027
United States
40° 48' 35.2548" N, 73° 57' 0.6948" W
New York US