A pioneer among African-American performers, Lena Horne had the talent and beauty to crack the race barrier in Hollywood in the 1940s. A smooth singer of bluesy ballads, Lena Horne appeared onstage in Harlem when she was only 14 years old, and by age 16...
June 30, 1917 (age
Brooklyn, New York
May 9, 2010
Horne married Louis Jordan Jones in January 1937 in Pittsburgh. ... In her as-told
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1919...... October 1919, Lena Horne was the youngest member of the NAACP. ...
Lena later stated that she married Louis to escape the show business life. 1938.
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her
biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of
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1991, Horne also spent much of her life advocating for civil rights.