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Diana Ross (1944)

In the 1960s, a group of three women reigned over the Motown musical empire and America’s charts. The Supremes that featured Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Diana Ross seduced with their pop singles such as Baby Love and Stop! In the Name of Love and their glamorous sophisticated allure but also stood as symbols of black achievement at the height of the civil rights movement. Diana Ross who had promptly become the leader of the group was widely rumored to be pushy and ferociously ambitious and thus decided to go solo in 1969. In the 1970s and early 1980s, the American singer epitomized disco glamour with her luxurious silk gowns, sequined mini-dresses as well as her decadent platform shoes and furs while she turned into an iconic soul diva, long before a certain Beyoncé Knowles. And a true diva she was: with tales of tantrums and disputes tarnishing her reputation. No surprise many believed Michael Jackson’s Dirty Diana hit was directed to the temperamental superstar: he always denied…

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Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1982
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1982
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1970s
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1970s
Diana Ross by Francesco Scavullo, 1980
Diana Ross by Francesco Scavullo, 1980
Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson, Paris, 1960s
Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson, Paris, 1960s
Diana Ross by Nico Van Der Stam, 1960s
Diana Ross by Nico Van Der Stam, 1960s
Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard, «The Supremes», 1965
Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard, «The Supremes», 1965
Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and  Diana Ross, «The Supremes» by Gilles Petard, 1964
Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Diana Ross, «The Supremes» by Gilles Petard, 1964
Diana Ross, 1970
Diana Ross, 1970
Diana Ross at the Studio 54 by Richard Corkery, 1980
Diana Ross at the Studio 54 by Richard Corkery, 1980
Diana Ross, 1971
Diana Ross, 1971
Diana Ross and Brian Jones, 1968
Diana Ross and Brian Jones, 1968
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1972
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1972
Diana Ross, 1970
Diana Ross, 1970
The Supremes by Art Shay, 1961
The Supremes by Art Shay, 1961
Diana Ross by Charles W. Bush, 1974
Diana Ross by Charles W. Bush, 1974
Diana Ross, 1970
Diana Ross, 1970
Diana Ross with Richard Gere at Studio 54, 1979
Diana Ross with Richard Gere at Studio 54, 1979
Diana Ross by Steve Schapiro, 1974
Diana Ross by Steve Schapiro, 1974
Andy Warhol, Diana Ross, Silk Electric, 1982
Andy Warhol, Diana Ross, Silk Electric, 1982
The Supremes by Bruce Davidson, 1965
The Supremes by Bruce Davidson, 1965
The Supremes, 1967
The Supremes, 1967
Diana Ross wearing Bob Mackie by Richard Avedon, Vogue Paris, 1970
Diana Ross wearing Bob Mackie by Richard Avedon, Vogue Paris, 1970
Diana Ross, 1960s
Diana Ross, 1960s
Diana Ross, 1968
Diana Ross, 1968
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1968
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1968
Diana Ross with Elton John by James Fortune at Studio 54, 1970s
Diana Ross with Elton John by James Fortune at Studio 54, 1970s
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1974
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1974
Diana Ross by Francesco Scavullo for Swept Away album, 1979
Diana Ross by Francesco Scavullo for Swept Away album, 1979
Diana Ross by Andy Warhol, 1981
Diana Ross by Andy Warhol, 1981
 Diana Ross by John D. Kisch in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross by John D. Kisch in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross and The Supremes in Tarzan / The Convert directed by Harmon Jones, 1968
Diana Ross and The Supremes in Tarzan / The Convert directed by Harmon Jones, 1968
Anthony Perkins and  Diana Ross in Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Anthony Perkins and Diana Ross in Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross by Andy Warhol, 1981
Diana Ross by Andy Warhol, 1981
Diana Ross by John D. Kisch in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross by John D. Kisch in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross by Steve Schapiro for Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross by Steve Schapiro for Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross for Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross for Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross with Billy Dee Williams by Steve Schapiro on the set of Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross with Billy Dee Williams by Steve Schapiro on the set of Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross by Naomi Kaltman, 1990s
Diana Ross by Naomi Kaltman, 1990s
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1975
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1975
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross in Lady sings the Blues directed by Sidney J. Furie, 1972
Diana Ross by Ellen Von Unwerth, 1994
Diana Ross by Ellen Von Unwerth, 1994
Diana Ross by Charles W. Bush, 1974
Diana Ross by Charles W. Bush, 1974
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross, 1960s
Diana Ross, 1960s
Diana Ross by Franco Scavullo, 1970s
Diana Ross by Franco Scavullo, 1970s
Diana Ross by Michel Comte, 1992
Diana Ross by Michel Comte, 1992
Diana Ross by Michel Comte, 1992
Diana Ross by Michel Comte, 1992
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1969
Diana Ross and daughter Tracee Ellis Ross by Herb Ritts
Diana Ross and daughter Tracee Ellis Ross by Herb Ritts
Diana Ross by Herb Ritts, 1991
Diana Ross by Herb Ritts, 1991
Diana Ross by Firooz Zahedi, 1990s
Diana Ross by Firooz Zahedi, 1990s
Diana Ross by Firooz Zahedi, 1997
Diana Ross by Firooz Zahedi, 1997
Diana Ross by Richard Avedon for Blackglama, 1973
Diana Ross by Richard Avedon for Blackglama, 1973
Diana Ross, 1980s
Diana Ross, 1980s
Michael Jackson and Diana Ross, 1981
Michael Jackson and Diana Ross, 1981
Diana Ross, 1977
Diana Ross, 1977
Diana Ross for Interview Magazine, 1981
Diana Ross for Interview Magazine, 1981
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1972
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1972
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1974
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1974
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross in Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross in Mahogany directed by Berry Gordy, 1975
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1987
Diana Ross by Harry Langdon, 1987
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by Victor Skrebneski, 1977
Diana Ross by George Hurrell, 1985
Diana Ross by George Hurrell, 1985
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1978
Diana Ross by Wallace Seawell, 1978
Diana Ross by George Hurrell, 1985
Diana Ross by George Hurrell, 1985
Diana Ross for LOOK Magazine, 1969
Diana Ross for LOOK Magazine, 1969
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross, 1970s
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1973
Diana Ross by Terry O’Neill, 1973
Diana Ross, 1987
Diana Ross, 1987
Diana Ross, 1980s
Diana Ross, 1980s
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